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September 19, 2013

Irma Sanders Ransom

PORT ARTHUR —    Irma Sanders Ransom, 81, of Port Arthur passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 in Baytown, Texas.  Irma was a resident of Port Arthur for 64 years and a retired housewife.  During her life, she was a very active member in church (St. Mary’s Catholic Church) and other organizations throughout Port Arthur.

   She is preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Ransom, Sr.; one daughter, Cecilia Hope Swift; 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

   Irma is survived by two sons, Marvin Ransom, Sr. (Felicia) of Port Arthur and Wallace Ransom Jr. (Karen) of Baytown, TX; four daughters, Ezola Rose and Ophelia Hudson (Kelvin) of Baytown, TX, Mary Ransom (Stan) of Port Arthur, Angela Gallentine (James) of Killeen, TX; one sister, Delores Fontenette (Antoine) of Loreauville, LA; two brothers, Nicholas and Chester Sanders of Port Arthur; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

   Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Sacred Heart- St. Mary Parish Church with a viewing from 8 a.m. until service time.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.

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