Hortense Hoot Orr, 96, passed away peacefully April 25, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. She was born the oldest of five children to William C. and Verne Oakden in Beaver, Utah and was preceded in death by her dear husband, Lunday George Orr; and sisters, Katherine and Mary.
Hoot spent most of her adult life in Medford, Ore. but she and George wintered in Arizona for many years. She loved her family, her church, reading, gardening, visiting, sewing for her grandchildren, dancing with the Holiday Steppers, and telling stories of her childhood.
She will be sorely missed by her three children, Connie Fletcher (Darrell), Richard Orr (Darlene), and Dale Orr; her six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and the rest of her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 preceded by visitation at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1455 N. Harris, Mesa, AZ 85203. She will be laid to rest at Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Oregon. Arrangements by Bunker's Garden Chapel.