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Lilla Orr, 83, Stamford Resident

STAMFORD, Conn. – Lilla M. Orr, of Stamford, died Saturday, Jan. 9. She was 83.

She was born Dec. 8, 1932, in Estill, S.C., daughter of the late Simpson and Alethia Fields Wilson.

She is survived by her son, Richard Orr (Angela); three sisters, Claretha Joiner (Frederick); Lucille Wilson; and Dorothy Wilson; one brother, Abraham Wilson (Dianne); two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Orr was predeceased by her husband, Calvin Orr; and siblings Janie L. Smith, Woodrow Wilson and Roosevelt Wilson.

Visitation will be held Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a service of remembrance at 11 a.m. at Bethel AME Church, 150 Fairfield Ave., Stamford, with the Rev. Mary Spell officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Services entrusted to Downer Funeral Home.

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