The Port Arthur News
Janette LeBlanc Owens, 84, of Orange, Texas passed away on July 3, 2013. Janette was born on January 1, 1929 in Port Acres, TX. She was the seventh child of Simon LeBlanc and Noeda Thibodeaux.
Janette was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Paul R. Owens, sons Carl David Owens and Paul Roderick Owens, Jr. and siblings Verna Stansbury, Panny LeBlanc, TJ LeBlanc and Lou Nunez.
She is survived by her daughters, Paula Sistrunk and husband, Richard of Orange and Linda Gossett and husband, Claud of Orange; Sister, Tootie Elmore of Nederland and twin, Jean LaCour and husband Ray of Lafayette, LA; 5 grandchildren: Kayce Gossett of Kountze, TX, Vanessa Howard Hatfield of Houston, TX, Kelli Owens Acosta and husband Trey of Galveston, TX, Geremy Howard and wife Deborah of Katy, TX and Wesley Gossett and wife Monica of Vidor, TX; 10 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, numerous friends and her dog, Ruby.
Visitation will be Friday, July 5 at 5 PM to 8 PM at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 6 at 10 AM at Claybar Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
We would like to thank Southeast Texas Hospice and all the ladies of Home Instead for their care of Janette. In lieu of floral tributes, memorial donations may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice or the American Cancer Society.