Dean Self, 83, of Orange, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012, at Baptist Orange Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 2, 2012, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Randy Branch, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m,. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Born in Newark, Arkansas, on October 15, 1928, Dean was the daughter of Leamon and Hazel (Wilson) Cantrell. She worked as an office manager at White Blue Print for 35 years and volunteered at Orange Christian Services. Dean was a longtime member of St. John United Methodist Church and a current member of Welsey United Methodist Church. She was a wonderful loving daughter, wife, mother, and sister and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Self; and daughter, Terry Self. Dean is survived by her daughter and son-in- law, Ginger and Drew Norwood of Orange; daughter, Sherry Flowers of Beaumont; and son and daughter-in-law, Rocky and Carrie Self. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brent Norwood and wife, Cori; Shelley Molina and husband, Danny; Misti Lucia; Danielle Sneed and husband, Sean; Gabrielle Self; 10 great-grand- children; and sisters, Thelma Laughlin and Mary Henson. Serving as pallbearers will be Brent Norwood, Gavin Norwood, Christian Norwood, Cameron Uresti, Sean Sneed, and David Laughlin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Orange Christian Services, 2518 W. Park Ave, Orange, Texas 77630. 409.886.0938.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 2, 2012