She was a member of First Baptist Church. In earlier years, she was a secretary for Southern Coach Lines in Chattanooga. She was an avid painter and seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Orr; her parents, Phillip P. and Ella Marie Varnell Vance; and a sister, Phyllis Graham.
Survivors include two nieces: Linda Long and Betty Reid, both of Florida; and a special friend, Gene Hilliard of Cleveland.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Fort Hill Cemetery veterans section with the Rev. Tom Wickes officiating.
The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
A gathering of friends will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fike Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Orr family guest book at www.fikefh.com.