Matilda Joycelyn Tidge Orton, 82, of Vidor, died Sunday, December 8, 2013, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth. Born March 30, 1931, in Baytown, she was the daughter of Matilda Caroline Steussey Roberts and Walter Roberts. Matilda was a L.S.M. operator with the United States Postal Service and retired after twenty-six years of service. She is survived by her children, Joseph B. Orton of Manor, Timothy W. Orton of San Diego, California, Louellyn Burgin and Samuel E. Orton, both of Vidor; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Orton will be 9:00 a.m., on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Broussard's Chapel, 2000 McFaddin, Beaumont. Graveside services will follow at Earthman Memorial Garden, 8624 Garth Road, Baytown. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 11, 2013