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Jorgenson

Funeral service for Gail Marie Jorgenson, 65, of Rockdale will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Friendship Methodist Church in Davilla. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Davilla. David Kaufman will officiate.

Ms. Jorgenson died Sunday, May 4, in Rockdale Residence & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born April 9, 1949, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Bernard and Juanita Marie (Walker) Hodgkiss.

Ms. Jorgenson began her banking career as a commercial loan officer at Shreveport, Louisiana, then many years in California and five years with Wells Fargo in Oregon. She worked for Citibank in College Station and the last four years with Citibank in Dallas.

She moved from Dallas to Rockdale where she lived the past five months.

Survivors are a son, Jamie Jorgenson; three brothers, David Hodgkiss, Glen Hodgkiss and Johnny Hodgkiss, all of Shreveport, Louisiana; a cousin, Donna Turpen of Rockdale; two aunts, Joyce Cryer and Stella Moore, both of Rockdale; her special caregivers, Ali Hall, Myra Hall, Rick Turpen and Michelle Baban, along with all the caregivers at Rockdale Residence & Rehabilitation Center; also, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.


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