Regina Orr Fruge

Regina  Fruge

Mrs. Regina “Tina” Orr Fruge was born on July 26th, 1957 to Emanuel “Ralph” Howard and Ruby Nell Lee in Houston, TX.

Since a young age Tina was an outgoing, outspoken, fun and loving individual. She enjoyed going out and being around family and friends.

Tina and her best friend, Jo Ann Dauphine, were known around town as “Thelma & Louise”.  They enjoyed a long life of trail rides, traveling, eating and good laughs for 45 years.

She then met her husband, Melvin J. Fruge, in 1996.   They spent the next 24 years together enjoying Zydeco dancing, trail rides, and creating an inviting home for everyone.

Tina was truly blessed. She departed this life on June 9, 2020. She is proceeded in death by her loving daughter, Nicola Howard; granddaughters, Jazmine Rice, Alexus Beckham; and beloved sisters, Diana Lemmons and Deborah Ann Hughes.

She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Eurica Howard, Mia Daniels, and Barry Daniels Sr., four sisters, Janette Cosley, Sandra (John) Christmas, Carla Lee, and Jo Ann (Fred) Dauphine, grandchildren, Courtney Howard, Devonte Collins, La’Nitra Howard, Dominic Howard, Cleopatra Charles, Ashley Linn, Darrean Turner, Daron Howard, La’Keitra LaRue, Jada Thomas, Armani Beckham, Kordell Beckham, Dedrick Daniels, Barry Daniels Jr., Kaitlin Lee and 17 great grandchildren, along, with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held for Tina on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City (3100 Gulf Freeway) beginning at 4:00pm.  Family will receive guests beginning at 3:30pm.