Patricia Anne Hinson, 71, of Orange, went to be with Jesus on November 23, 2017, in Orange, Texas. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Oak Grove Tabernacle located at 1945 CR 4181, Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Stephen Hudnall and Reverend Felix Hudnall. Burial will follow at Jett Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Borger, Texas, on August 5, 1946, she was the daughter of Hirman D. Hinson and Betty Jo (Prince) Hinson. Patricia moved to Orange in 1961 from Washington State and attended Little Cypress High School. Her final and most treasured career was a Christian counselor. Patricia was a member of Oak Grove Tabernacle in Orange, where her very special niece Kirsten sings and Kirsten’s husband Stephen is the pastor. Her primary interest in life was serving God and taking care of and loving her children, their spouses, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful big sister to her precious sisters, “Punkin” and “Kitten”. Patricia had many extraordinary hobbies. She was an extremely gifted writer and wrote many Christian self-help books, childrens books and even a novel. She was a mesmerizing storyteller, an avid swimmer and loved camping in her younger years. She was a talented artist who liked to paint with oils and all kinds of crafts. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hirman D. Hinson and Betty Jo Hinson. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Renee Saenz and husband Pete, and Melissa “Missy” Gayle Farias; son, John “Jeff” Fredrick Condrey III and wife Joanne; grandchildren, Joshua Saenz and wife Sarah, Elizabeth Lopez and husband David, Paul Hasty, Christopher Condrey, Seth Condrey, Sean Condrey, Jess Farias, Brendan Farias, and Brooke Farias; great grandchildren, Elena, Vivian, Skye, Rain, Caiden, and Emmalyn; sisters, Pamela Jane Thomas, and Judith Elaine Olson and husband Kris; nieces and nephews, Kirsten Hudnall, husband Stephen and daughter Zoey, Kyle Oldbury and wife Phen, Kara Olson, and Kaci Olson. Serving as pallbearers will be Joshua Saenz, Jess Farias, Brendan Farias, Jesse Farias, Christopher Condrey, Seth Condrey, and Sean Condrey. The honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Oldbury, Paul Hasty, and Pete Saenz.

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