Viewing for Don Orren will be Monday from 6‑8, Funeral Home is Frank Wilson, 4635 Oakwood Dr. Odessa, Tx 79761
services are Tuesday 12/15/2015
At Cumberland Presbyterian 1415 North Grandview Ave. Odessa 10:00 am.ODESSA In Our Heavenly Kingdom and in the Loving Arms of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found a beloved Husband, Father, Brother, & dear friend Donald Curtis Orren. Mr. Orren 57, of Odessa, passed away Thursday December 10, 2015 at his residence. He was born December 23, 1957 in Odessa, Texas to William Kenneth and Vallory June Orren.. He was a member of St. Andrew Cumberland Presbyterian since the early 1970’s and worked with the Odessa Police Department from December 18, 1978 to October 31, 2007. He retired as a Deputy Chief of the Police Department.
Mr. Orren graduated from Permian High School 1976, UTPB May 8, 1993 with a BA of Criminology and FBI National Academy 189th session June 20th ,1997. While he was at Permian he sang in the first Kantori Choir and continued to sing up until now. Mr. Orren received Eagle Scout on December 18, 1975.
Mr. Orren was a football referee starting in 1990. Permian Basin Fair and Exposition March, 1994. Ector County Sheriff’s Department Reserve beginning in 2007.
Mr. Orren loved fresh black‑eyed peas and okra.
He is preceded in death by his parents William and Vallory Orren , brother Swaine Blake Orren.
Mr. Orren is survived by Wife of 34 years, Tami Orren of Odessa, Son; K.C. Orren of Odessa, Daughter; Stephanie Orren of Odessa. Siblings:
Rusty Orren and wife Kathy, Tracy Smith and husband Walter, Kelly Foster and husband Marc, and Aunt JoAnn Scott. Sister‑In‑Law, Leslie Grizzell and husband Woodie, Brother‑In‑ Law, Jeff Myers and wife Karen. He was very proud of his Nieces, Nephews.
We the Orren Family, would like to take this time and express our utmost sincere gratitude to each and everyone for all your prayers, floral arrangements, food, offering and especially your presence with us during this most difficult time. May God Bless You All Abundantly.
Visitation will be Monday, December 14 , 2015 from 8am to 9pm with a Family Gathering with friends from 6pm to 8 pm at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors 4635 Oakwood Drive, Odessa, Texas. Service will be held at 10am Tuesday December 15, 2015 at St Andrew Cumberland Presbyterian Church 1415 N. Grandview, Odessa, Texas with Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Garden. Services by Odessa Funeral Home and Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
Published in Odessa American on Dec. 13, 2015