Patricia Ann Ahlgrim, 72, of Orange passed away Friday, Sept. 18, surrounded by her loving family.

Pat was born Aug. 3, 1943 in Wichita Falls, to Mae Bell (Holzer) and Ralph Donald Cochrum. She lived in the Orange area since 1969 and she was of the Baptist faith. Pat was manager of Circle K in Orange for many years. She enjoyed going hunting, making dolls and she loved spending time with her family. Pat was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph D. Cochrum and two brothers.

Pat is survived by her loving husband, Ronald “Ronnie” Ahlgrim of Orange; mother, Mae Bell Cochrum of¬†Columbus; daughters, Jan Dichary and husband, Daryl of Mauriceville, Susan Ellis of Orange, Donna Vaughan and husband, Kevin of Little Cypress, Rhonda Smith and husband, Stan of Rockwall; sons, Brian Ahlgrim and Darla Forster of Mauriceville, Joey Ahlgrim and wife, Amanda of Vidor, Jake Ahlgrim and Summer of Cleveland; sisters, Barbara Sue Meeks of Colorado, Betty Jo Kotrla of Columbus and brother, Eddie Cochrum of Orangefield. She is also survived by her 24 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and a large extended family.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at 2:00 PM, at Dorman Funeral Home, with a gathering of family and friends from 1:00 pm until service time. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home.

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