Dorothy Geneva Calhoun passed away on September 18, 2022, at the age of 98 years. She was born on July 20, 1924, in Ennis, Texas, to James Jackson Baker and Viola Hulcy Baker. On June 28, 1944, she …
Dorothy Geneva Calhoun passed away on September 18, 2022, at the age of 98 years. She was born on July 20, 1924, in Ennis, Texas, to James Jackson Baker and Viola Hulcy Baker. On June 28, 1944, she married Philo “Shorty” Calhoun, Jr., and had three children from this union, Terry, Toni, and Vicki. Dorothy lived in several cities throughout Texas including Elliott, Dallas, Waco, and Hearne, before settling in Katy in 1966. She resided in Katy for the next 47 years where she was employed for many years at Heine’s Custom Draperies. She spent her last 10 years living with her daughter Toni in Kingwood. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother who treasured the time spent with her family and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her daughters, Toni Heidler and Vicki Shackelford; grandchildren, Brian (Traci) Calhoun, Tracy (Will) Wilson, Aron Crumpler and Evan (Myra) Shackelford; great grandchildren, Klaire and Kade Calhoun, Charles Wilson, Kelsey and Corie Heidler, and Mackenzie, Kellen and Khari Shackelford. She is preceded in death by her husband, Philo “Shorty” Calhoun, Jr.; son, Terry Calhoun; grandson, Cory Heidler; brother, James Baker, Jr.; and sister, Janyce Singletary.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Schmidt Funeral Home East Avenue Chapel, in Katy, where funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Adam Jungeblut officiating. Interment in Katy Magnolia Cemetery.
Funeral services held under the direction of
Schmidt Funeral Home
1508 East Avenue ~ Katy, Texas 77493 ~ (281) 391-2424