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Official Obituary of

Billie Charlene (Owens) Dorman

October 8, 1949 ~ March 18, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Billie Dorman Obituary

Billie Charlene (Owens) Dorman, 74, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2024, in Humble, Texas. She was born on October 8, 1949, in Port Arthur, Texas, to the late Albert and Mary (McCllough) Owens. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Laird Funeral Home, Nacogdoches, Texas, officiated by Jimmy Owens. A visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:00 to 10:00 am on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Laird Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Nacogdoches, Texas.

Billie Charlene Owens Dorman was born in Port Arthur, Texas, October 8, 1949, to Albert and Mary Owens. She graduated from Orangefield High School. She attended Alice Keith Hospital Professional School of Nursing in Beaumont, Texas. Charlene received her diploma RN and Florence Nightingale Pin as Valedictorian of her class. She went on to Northwestern State University in Louisiana where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. In her nursing career, she worked in pediatrics and critical care at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas and The Health Department in Orange and Woodville, Texas. Also, she was the Director of Infectious Disease at Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin, Texas. Charlene also taught at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas. Even though she had stopped working she continued her license up until 2023.

Charlene was a devoted wife and mother, a doting Mimi, a loving sister, a beloved aunt, and a dear friend to all. She enjoyed spending time with her cherished granddaughters, reading and cooking. Her specialty was her buttermilk pound cake that she made for all the family get-togethers and special occasions. She was an incredible person with an infectious laugh, a beautiful smile, and a kind and generous spirit. She will be deeply missed by all family and friends.

Charlene survived by her loving spouse of 49 years, Randy Dorman of Nacogdoches; son, Jason Dorman of Houston; granddaughters, Kaylee, Emma, and Sophie Dorman of Nacogdoches; daughter, Meagan Keel and husband, Melvin Keel and granddaughter, Amee Keel of Nacogdoches; sisters, Elaine Myers and husband, Terry of Jasper, Neely Owens of Houston; brother, Samuel Owens and wife Linda of Orange; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in honor of her memory to the Mental Health Foundation at www.mentalhealthfoundation.org



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March 23, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Laird Funeral Home
2116 South Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Funeral Service
March 23, 2024

10:00 AM
Laird Funeral Home
2116 South Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75964


Sunset Memorial Park, Nacogdoches


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