Norma Dodge, 73, of Vidor died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. 

She was born Jan. 8, 1936 in Starks, La., to Oswald and Effie Martinez. She was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Vidor. Norma was an active member in Pine Forest Baptist Church in Vidor. 

Norma is survived by her husband, Charles Dodge of Vidor; son, Donald Dodge and his wife, Holly of Hemphill; daughter, Marsha Granger and her husband, Alvin and their three children all of Starks, La.; brother, Allen Martinez and his wife, Jean of Starks; grandsons, Dustin, Daniel and Derek; three great-grandchildren, three nephews, one niece, an ex-daughter-in-law, Lori, and an ex-sister-in-law, Lillie Mae Hyatt of Grand Bay, Ala.