Connie Marie Hock, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 10, 2017, in Orange, Texas.Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Jordan Rogers, of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Nederland. Burial will follow the service at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Born in Drew, Mississippi, on September 18, 1932, she was the daughter of Albert Burk Welch and Grace Marie (James) Welch. She started working as a retail clerk for Kings Pharmacy in Bridge City in 1968 and worked there until she retired. Connie was of the Baptist faith and a faithful Christian woman. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Grace Welch; her loving husband, Bonnie D. “Buddy” Hock; son, Gary L. Hock; daughter, Sherry Curl; son-in-law, Arthur Hufstetler; sister, Helen Dill; and her brother, Billy Mack Welch. Connie is survived by her children, Vicky Hufstetler, of Nederland and Daniel A. Hock, of Orange; grandchildren, Alicia Hufstetler and fiancé Keyton Porras, Dana Franke and husband Seth, Johnathan Curl, Amy Curl Perez, Danielle Hock Lee, and Lindsey Hock; great-grandchildren, Adley Franke, Ellie Franke, Corbin Snoke, Tyler Snoke, Madelyn Curl, and Arianna Lee; and her siblings, Clyde Lee Welch and wife Jeannie, of Orange and Dorothy Richburg, of Lubbock.Serving as pallbearers will be Keyton Porras, Seth Franke, and Russell Franke.

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