Obituary, Orien Emmett Little

Orien Emmett Little went to be with our Lord on March 4, 2018 at the age of 91, surrounded by his loving family and longtime friend Willie Earl Jackson.Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Church of Christ in Groesbeck, with Brother Richard Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Faulkenberry Cemetery, with military honors.Pallbearers will be Joe Bourgeois, Casey Bourgeois, Brandon Little, Brian Little, Andy Little, Randy Little, Joey Little and Rusty Getz. Honorary pallbearers will be Rand Bates, Bill Sadler, Richard Williams, Cleve Ferguson, Kenneth Hudnall, Chris Henderson and Dennis Teague.Orien was born on April 11, 1926 in the LaSalle community to Floyd Wiley Little and Lola Curtis Little. On April 3, 1945, Orien married Nina Lucille Downey. Shortly after, he enlisted in the U.S Army and served in WWII, and as he would say, he “shook a lot of Russian soldier’s hands.”


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