Dollie Hogden, 82, lifelong resident of West Orange passed away at her home on Friday, August 12, 2011 surrounded by her family.
A graveside service will be at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Harris Cemetery in West Orange.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 to 9:00 p.m., Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Mrs. Hogden was born April 26, 1929, in Orange to Carl and Winnie (Delano) Hudson. She was a homemaker and a very talented artist. Mrs. Hogden was a member of St. John’s Methodist Church, maintained Harris Cemetery and taught art.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy Q. Hogden, Sr.; son, Roy Q. Hogden, Jr. and sister, Helen Thrailkille Newcomb.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Richard Hogden and wife, Brenda of West Orange, Joyce Bishop and husband, Ronnie of Hemphill and Marc Hogden and wife, Betty of West Orange; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She is also survived by her brother, Roger Hudson; brother-in-law, Fred Hogden and wife, Lois; very dear friends, Mary Frances LeBouef, Jackie Carpenter, Louise Ricks and Oma Jean Watson and many family and friends who love her dearly.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Vaughn, Jesse Aranda, Beau Bishop, Bubba Westlund, Robb Cahal and Fred Hogden. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe LeBouef, Chuck LeBouef, Cody Bishop, Danny Thrailkille, Chris Caudle, Jimmy Veitch, Bubba Maccabee and all of the great grandsons.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice, 912 W. Cherry, Orange, TX 77631.