Orr, Mary Elizabeth Sharp, born June 13, 1940, left this life for one of peace and joy on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. It was her 50th wedding anniversary with her husband, Glenn. She had the joy of having her children, grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews with her as she completed her time on earth. A native of Livingston Parish, Mary Beth was an educator in both public and private schools in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes. Mary Beth walked closely with her Lord, devoting hours to Bible study and prayer each week. She taught various age groups in Sunday School throughout her life. She was also a church organist beginning in her teenage years. She fellowshiped and worshiped at Hebron Baptist Church. Mary Beth was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Miller Sharp Brannon; father, Delmas Sharp, Sr.; step-father, Charles Brannon; sister, Virginia Sharp Carson; and brother, Delmas Sharp, Jr. She is survived by her loving husband, Zander Glenn Orr; children, John Orr and Jennifer Winter; daughter-in-law Nancy Robison Orr; grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth Orr, Rachel Hannah Orr, Michael Andrew Orr and Madeline Grace Winter; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 8-10 a.m. with a memorial service at 10 a.m. at Hebron Baptist Church, Denham Springs. "Well done, thou good and faithful servant." - Jesus Christ
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Published in The Advocate from Nov. 23 to Nov. 26, 2012