Lorene Mulanax, age 85, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Lorene was born on May 3, 1925, in Ballinger, Texas. She worked for Holiday Inn Restaurant as a waitress and floor supervisor for many years before retiring. She married Harley Sheridan Mulanax on May 14, 1949, in Sweetwater. She is survived by two sons, Sammy Wise and wife Ann of Kempner, Texas and Keith Mulanax of Sweetwater; one daughter, Janace Bailey and husband James of Sweetwater; step sons, Hoyt Mulanax and wife Cora ofSweetwater, Billy Mulanax of Pueblo, Colo. and Jesse Lee Mulanax and wife Pat of Lake Sweetwater; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous step grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Lela Hammer of San Angelo and Velma Milkie of San Angelo.She was preceded in death by her parents, Sammie and Polly Jackson; husband, Harley Sheridan Mulanax; brother, Milton Jackson; and sisters, Laura Cunningham, Sammie L. Richardson and Loudell Jackson.