February 5, 1930 – September 30, 2019
Oravell Whitaker Simien, 89, was born on Feb. 5, 1930 in Garrison Tx. She was one of eleven children born to Elzie Whitaker and Bessie Lee Burney Whitaker. Our Lord called Oravell home on September 30, 2019 after an extended stay at the Focus Care Facility in Baytown. Her formative years were spent in Garrison, Texas. She married D.S. Logan and helped raise his two children. On November 24, 1982, Oravell married Milton Simien (Bro) and lived in Dequincy La. Oravell resided at the DeQuincy Health Care Center and later moved to the Merryville Rehabilitation facility until 2016. She was moved to the Focus Care Facility in Baytown. Oravell obeyed the gospel in the Church of Christ in Baytown Texas and later The Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church in DeQuincy La., under the guidance of Allen Gillespie. She served on the Usher Board faithfully until she went to reside as a resident of Merryville Rehabilitation Facility. She leaves to cherish her memories brothers; Donel (Mamie) Whittaker and Chester (Anastasia) Whittaker. Sisters; Easter Auzenne, Verline (Jessie) Felder and Bobby Ann (Leo) Hayden all of Baytown Tx. Oravell will surely be missed her niece Mrs. Gwen Chapper, who cared and loved her like a sister. And by a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was proceeded in death by her parents Elzie and Bessie Whitaker, one son; Shebert Whitaker, sisters; Eula Maloney, Willie Vivian Riley and Ruby Provost. Brothers; L.B. and Elvin Whitaker and her loving husband Milton (Little Bro) Simien.
- Visitation Thursday, October 10, 2019
- Celebration of Life Thursday, October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family during this difficult time.