Pauline “Polly” Layton Forgey
Formerly Bridge City
Long time area resident and hairdresser, Pauline Forgey went to meet our Lord April 10, 2010, at the age of 90 and 10 days. Services will be at the Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, April 24, with visitation at 1 p.m. and services at 2 p.m. performed by Dr. Andrew Pate of the First Christian Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Born April 1, 1920 in Corsicana, Pauline moved to the Orange area in 1944 with her husband, Ira T. Forgey, and to Bridge City in 1951. Pauline graduated from Athens High School in 1936, and from the Marinello School of Beauty of Dallas in 1940. She has worked in salons in Dallas, Houston, Orange, and Bridge City over a span of 45 years.
A member of the First Christian Church in Orange and Bridge City, Pauline moved to Bellevue, Wash., near her daughter, 11 years ago, where she lived until her death.
She is pre-deceased by her parents, GH and Annie (Welborn) Layton; two sisters, one brother, and her husband, Ira T. Forgey.
Pauline is survived by her daughter, Sharon Forgey Landry and son-in-law, Dwight of Bellevue; four granddaughters and their spouses, Kimberly Russell (Randy) of Austin; Melissa Flolo (Mark) of Camas, Wash.; Alison Davis (Steven) of Everett, Wash. and Carrie Moore (Eric) of Auburn, Wash.; and 10 great-grandchildren, Taelor, Alex and Zachary Russell, Delaney Johnson, Riley, Caden and Quincy Davis, Connor and Katelyn Flolo, and yet to be named Moore.