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ORPHA DEE LEWIS MCINTYRE 90 OAK GROVE, LOUISIANA Cox Funeral Home Oak Grove, Louisiana OAK GROVE, LA - Funeral services for Orpha Dee Lewis McIntyre, age 90 of Oak Grove, Louisiana will be held at 1 PM on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Cox Funeral Home Chapel. 200 East Noble Street in Oak Grove, Louisiana. Reverend Mike Ray will officiate. Interment will follow in the Forrest Corner Cemetery, Forrest , Louisiana. Services are under the direction of Cox Funeral Home of Oak Grove, Louisiana. A time of visitation with the family will be held from 9 am to 1pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Cox Funeral Home, 200 East Noble Street in Oak Grove, Louisiana. Orpha Dee Lewis McIntyre, aged 90, died peacefully on March 6, 2018 at Colonial Oaks Senior Living after a brief struggle with cancer. Orpha was born November 24, 1927 in Darnell, Louisiana, the daughter of the late Alvie and Velma Lewis. December 25, 1947, Orpha married the love of her life Ernest McIntyre, they moved to a small farm in Oak Grove, Louisiana. While Ernest was out making a living as a carpenter, Orpha tended to the every day needs of the home and farm while raising two daughters Vickie M. Taylor and Patricia M. Gorum. In addition to her two daughters, Jesus, Family, friends and cooking, were Orpha’s passions and delight. You could often find Orpha in the kitchen preparing meals for the sick or a family gathering. Her doors were always open for visits, coffee, a slice of pie and prayer. Orpha was a lifelong member of Green Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, GA’s, Vacation Bible school and Women Bible study’s until she moved to Bossier City, Louisiana. Orpha then taught Bible study every Wednesday to the residents of Colonial Oaks until she became too ill to teach. Orpha is proceeded in Death by her Parents, Daughter Vickie McIntyre Taylor, Son in law Charles “Mickey” Taylor. Sisters Elsie Lewis Madden, Loraine Lewis House and Beatrice Lewis Bush. Orpha is survived by her husband of 70 years Ernest McIntyre. Daughter Patricia McIntyre Gorum (William Mark Gorum Sr.). Grandsons Michael Brennon Taylor( Samantha S. Taylor) William Mark Gorum Jr. Granddaughter Tiffanie Taylor LeBlanc(Zandi L. LeBlanc) Four great grands. Tyler Lee Sargent, Piper Monroe LeBlanc, Phoenix Mac LeBlanc, & Parrish Martine LeBlanc. PaIl Bearers Michael B. Taylor, Zandi LeBlanc, Elliott Prine, Lewis Madden,Marshall Ruffin & Todd McIntyre. Honorary Paul Bearers Tyler Sargent and Gary House The family would like to send Thanks to the nurses and CNA’s of 300 hall at Colonial Oaks Senior Living, and the nurses of Aime Hospice, and special friend Linda Sharp.

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