Patricia Hester Houge, 85, of Morehead City, said her goodbyes and walked away with Jesus Saturday, June 1, 2019. She died in Newport.

Her service is at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Morehead City.

She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Jackson of Morehead City and Angela Cherry and husband Timothy of Newport; sons, Michael Houge and wife Deborah and Rodney Houge and wife Siobiah, all of Fayetteville, Jeffrey Houge and wife Michelle of Delaware and Eric Houge and wife Pamela of Texas; brother, Thomas Hester Jr. and wife, Elease Hester of Texas; brother-in-law, Robert Woodbridge of Maryland; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Houge; parents, Thomas and Alberta Hester; sister, Carolyn Woodbridge; and brothers, Alton Hester, Cecil Hester, Mott Hester and Billy Ray Hester.

The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Flowers and plants are welcome.

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory Inc. of Morehead City. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

(Paid obituary)

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