Mrs. Hinson passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Lawton.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.
Ella was born on March 17, 1930 in Altus to Forrest Hugh and Vera Marie (Watterson) Elder. She attended school in Altus, where she graduated from Altus High School in 1948. Ella married Kenneth Neal Hinson on Oct. 12, 1956 in Lawton. She worked at Comanche County Memorial Hospital as a supervisor in the S. P. D. Department until her retirement in 1995.
She is survived by her children, Russell Hinson and his wife Susan of Duncan, and Marla Dodd and her husband Bobby of Lawton; her brother, James Elder and his wife Carol of Grandview, Texas; her granddaughter, Michelle Hardwick and her husband Ivan of Rapid River, Mich.; her grandsons, Justin Green of Lawton, and Jeremy Dodd of Elysian Fields, Texas; her step-grandsons, Rodney Dodd and Stephen Green of Houston, Texas, and Jeremy Dodd of Lawton.
Mrs. Hinson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Hinson; her sister, Peggy Jo Ann Elder; and her brother-in-law, Jimmie N. Hinson II.
An online guestbook and sympathy cards are available at GrayFuneral.com.