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Florence Hedgecock

Memorial services for Florence Hedgecock of Friendswood, Texas, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Grass Valley. Pastor Sam Floyd will officiate the services. Burial will take place at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Hedgecock died Saturday, Oct. 14, in Friendswood, Texas. She was 94.

She was born July 6, 1912, in Bisbee, Ariz., to Frank and Florence Bowling. She attended Bisbee High School and graduated from beauty school in San Pedro in 1945. She married James Hedgecock in 1936, who died in 1970. She then married Joseph Hedgecock in 1972. He died in 1997. She owned her own beauty salon for more than 20 years in Torrance. She had been a resident of Grass Valley since 1965, moving to Friendswood, Texas, to be cared for by her daughter a few years ago. She was a member of Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Grass Valley. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting. She had won several ribbons at the Nevada County Fair for her art work.



She is survived by her daughters Elizabeth Harlicker-Hills of League City, Texas, and Lillian Bartsch of Grass Valley; son, James Hedgecock of Laguna Beach; brothers Frank Bowling of Westminister and Dan Bowling of Palos Virden; sister, Maryann Day of Palm Springs; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Bowling in 1959; mother, Florence Bowling in 1989; husbands James Hedgecock in 1970 and Joseph Hedgecock in 1997; and sisters Leona Mortenson in 1994 and Mercedes Allen in 1997.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.


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