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Gwen (Carter) Sorge

August 19, 1944 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 77)


Mrs. Gwen Sorge, age 77, of Big Sandy passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2022, in Tyler. She was born August 19, 1944, to Clarence and Maud Overstreet Carter in Denver, Colorado.

She was retired from UT Dallas where she worked as a secretary and was a member of Holly Brook Baptist Church in Hawkins.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ken Sorge, children, Curtis Short and wife Janelle, Teresa Smith and husband Chaffin, Gary Short and wife Heather, Tony Sorge and wife Stacey,  Kathy Hearn and husband Brent, grandchildren, Maija Stewart, Jeremey Burke, Leah Short, Lauren Wilson, Dylan Wilson, Hannah Jenkins, Garrett Wilson, Kayden Smith, Brianna Schmidt, Destiny Rubalcava, Garyn Short, Jonathan Griffin, Mirna Negovetic, Jaime Frank, Brittany Frank, Jordan Sorge, Triston Hearn, and Grayson Hearn, great-grandchildren, Colton George, Bella George, Wyatt George, Clara Burke, Cooper Burke, Copelyn Carey, LaKynn Carey, Parker Carey, Weston Wiest, Jaxson Weist, Beckam Jenkins, Brinley Jenkins, Chandler Schmidt, Dionisio Rubalcava, and Amari Davis, and her sister-in-law, Connie Melton.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Edward Short, her parents, Clarence and Maud Carter, sister, Era “Sissie” Wheeler, and her mother-in-law Ruth Sorge Leaton.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 18, 2022, at Holly Brook Baptist Church in Hawkins, Texas with Bro. David LeFore officiating.

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Memorial Service
March 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Holly Brook Baptist Church
3219 FM 2869
Hawkins, TX 75765

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