Pauline Louise Cable Hilsman

Pauline Louise Cable Hilsman, 93, a long-time resident of Orange, Texas and much-loved aunt to many nieces and nephews, died Friday the 10th of November in The Woodlands, Texas. 


Pauline was born July 10, 1924 to Joseph Mary Cable and Matilda Richardson Cable in Houston, Texas. She attended Texas School for the Deaf in Austin, Texas. After schooling, she worked at Hughes Tool Company in Houston, Texas until she married Clayton G. “Jack” Hilsman on May 5, 1950.  The newlyweds moved to Orange, Texas to start their life and resided there for the 55 years of their marriage.


Pauline loved to paint, draw, bake, and play golf with Jack.  She loved animals, especially her dogs Missy and Sammie. She lived her life with great poise and grace.  Her always pleasant demeanor and warm hugs will be greatly missed by her family. 


She is preceded in death by her husband, Clayton G. “Jack” Hilsman; infant daughter, Judith; and her father and mother, Joseph and Matilda Cable. She is survived by sister, Joyce E. Hammons; cousins, Shirley Henderson and Wayne Richardson; niece, Nina J. LeMaster and husband, Harry D. LeMaster; Nephews, Don Hammons and wife, Lessa Hammons, Albert Warren Hammons, Jr. and wife, Barbara; numerous grandnieces, grandnephews, great grandnieces, and great grandnephews.  Her last 14 years have been spent surrounded by loving family. 


The family will receive friends for visitation Monday, November 13 at 12:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.  Officiating will be Reverend Mike Umbenhaur, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Orange.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.


“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.” 1 Corinthians 2:9


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