Joyce Hogge Hudgins
- October 12, 1931 - December 21, 2011
- Hayes, Virginia
of Joyce's Passing
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Hayes: Joyce Hogge Hudgins, age 80, died at her beloved home on the York River, "Three Quarter Point Farm" December 21, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Diggs Hudgins, also known as "Big John." Parents, Lorrimer, Sr. and Mildred Seawell Hogge, in addition to her brothers, Donald and Tommy Hogge.
Joyce's entire focus in life was caring for her family; most of us go through life as takers but our mother went through life as a giver. She never failed to help anyone in need, whether family, friend or stranger. She had a passion for and never missed an opportunity to go fishing. Someone wisely said, "the measure of a person is one who takes without forgetting and gives without remembering" and she lived by this motto daily.
4 sons: Ronald Saulman and wife Mary
Wayne Saulman and wife Ginny
Art Hudgins and wife Michelle
Sister: Jean Smith
Brother: Lorrimer Hogge, Jr. and wife Diana
Best Friend: Betty Ann Sydow and husband Danny
11 Great Grandchildren
As well as a host of nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends Monday, December 26, 2011 at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Entombment will be Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. on Three Quarter Point Farm, conducted by Reverend Marion Paul White.
The family wishes to give special thanks to hospice nurses, Debbie, Carolyn, Anna, Angie and Donna for the care and kindness given to Joyce and her family.
In our mother's memory, contributions may be made to: Abingdon Volunteer Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 9, Bena, VA 23018 or Food Bank of Hampton Roads, 2401 Aluminum Avenue, Hampton, VA 23662.