Dorothy Bickham Fogle, 66, of Calallen passed away Monday, November 30, 2009 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was born August 20, 1943 in Calallen, Texas to Tom and Emma Stech Bickham. Mrs. Fogle taught elementary school at different locations for many years and then was a junior high school librarian for the last few years, retiring after 32 years. She had been a resident of Yoakum, Texas for 30 years and then moved back to Calallen two years ago. She was a member of Calallen Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Shane Nelson; and her brothers, Oscar and Carroll Bickham.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen Fogle of Calallen; her son, Ryan (Vanessa) Nelson of McAllen, Texas; her step-son, Gregory Fogle of Marble Falls, Texas; her step-daughter, Kelli (Mike) Lokken of Austin, Texas; her sisters, Mary Jo (Glen) Davis and Ann Wing, all of Calallen; four grandchildren, Lauren and Emma Nelson and Alex and Grant Lokken; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at Calallen Baptist Church in Calallen with Brother Jack Willoughby officiating. Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 4, 2009 in Delhi, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make contributions in memory of her son to the Shane Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home