On November 3, 2022, Dorothy "Dottie" Price, beloved friend, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother, extending generations,entered the arms of the Lord. Born May 19, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio, it was there she met and married Pat Hudgins in the 1940s. They had 3 children, Ronald Pat & Joseph Kell, both born in California, and shortly after moving to Texas in 1954, daughter Deborah Kay was born. Dorothy later moved to Bastrop in the late 1970s where she loved to fish and enjoy the lake and outdoors. She was a devout Christian and enjoyed volunteering and being part of many groups within her church and community, including her cherished Widow's Group, the Women's Republican Group, and was touted as the Pistol Packing Granny by a news interview in her later years.
Dottie was a resident of Bastrop for over 40 years and also volunteered for the Bastrop County First Responders when she was in her 60s. She loved tending to her garden and sharing the fruits of those labors with friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bastrop and enjoyed the love and support from the congregation and her prayer groups through her final days. Preceded in death by husbands, Doyel R. Price, Pat Hudgins and son, Ronald Pat Hudgins (Lindy). Survived by children, Joseph, Debbie (Rod), Lindy; grandchildren, Joseph Jr., Nicole, Wesley, David, William & Kyla, Dallas & Jamie, Tami, Joe, Charles, Kelley, & Christopher; countless great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren and brother, Lee Yenny.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to First Baptist Church of Bastrop.
Visitation will be from 3:00pm to 5:00pm on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Marrs Jones Newby Funeral Home at 505 Old Austin Highway in Bastrop, Texas.
The service will begin at 10:30am on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the First Baptist Church located at 1201 Water Street in Bastrop, Texas.
Graveside services will begin at 2:00pm at Cook Walden Memorial Park in Pflugerville, Texas.