George & Pamela Hurd
2021 N. Caribou Rd.
Gilmer, TX 75644
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Well Hello There!
Thanks for visiting
our Site. We are George & Pamela Hurd. George & I retired in Anchorage,
Alaska in 1998 and are now traveling full time. We live in a 45’ Monaco
Executive RV with 4 slides and are following the best dancing and/or the best
weather. We love this life style and will continue for the foreseeable
future. We love to make friends, but we have found that it’s really hard
leaving them. Since we will be on the road all the time, we decided to use a Web
Site to share the exciting places and people we find while we
travel. We will update our page at least monthly, reviewing what we’ve
done and listing our future plans. As we dance around the US (and the
world), we’ll provide an update of dances we learn and report on
festivals that we attend and our own upcoming events.
Read all about us on
our downloadable brochure!
Come back again soon!
On March 15, 2016 we love my beloved,
sweet, Dad - Ralph David Odom. He was 92 & will be great missed by all who
knew him, but most especially his wife, companion & friend of 70 years - Jimmie
Louise Odom and his son & daughter. Luckily we have many wonderful
memories to fill these times of pain & sorrow. Here's his Obituary if
you'd like to read it -
Ralph David Odom
( August 17, 1923 - March 15, 2016 )
GILMER- Visitation for Ralph will be at Croley Funeral Home in
Gilmer from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The funeral
service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Rosewood
Missionary Baptist Church and immediately followed by the burial
Ralph David Odom passed away on March 15, 2016. He was born in Enon,
TX on August 17, 1923 to Artemas Ward Odom and Florence Zela Irons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings,
Dewie Odom and Montie Vaurine Odom. His brother JD Odom lives in
Gilmer with his wife, Mable Jo.
Ralph Graduated from Harmony High School and soon found himself
graduating from the Fleet Torpedo School at US Destroyer Base in San
Diego, CA. He served six months on Submarine USS S-31 at the
submarine base at Pearl Harbor, HI. He received his honorable
discharge on September 29, 1945.
Returning back to Upshur County, he and Jimmie Louise Odom were
happily married to enjoy a wonderful life together celebrating their
70th Anniversary on February 7, 2016. They raised 3 children, Gary
David Odom (died June 20, 2014) and wife Deborah (died May 12,
2004), Danny Lynn Odom and wife, Linda, Pamela Sue Odom Hurd and
Ralph worked several jobs during his adult life; bakery, farming,
ranching, but spent 30 years at International Harvester, retiring in
1980 to allow he and Louise to return to their beloved farm place in
Ralph loved his church, family, and most of all his wife, Louise.
Together they enjoyed working on their farm and getting visits from
their children, grandchildren; Tara Johnson and husband, Kelley,
Amber Reese and husband, Jason, Patrick Odom and wife, Julie,
Rebecca Dye, George Hurd, Jr. and wife, Rua, Timothy Hurd, and
twelve great grandchildren, Taylor, Cassidy, Zachary, Madeline,
Allison, Jacey, Jackson, Jonah, Sarah, Savienne, Nicole, and Leila.
Picked up a new hobby!! Wearing a Fitbit!
Want to challenge me? I have 5 friends on my Fitbit site! It's fun &
encourages me to exercise more!
Do you need a little extra help remembering some of the
dances? We've set up a new program with the help of David Sanford (&
Toni's video taping!). Read this flyer for more info:
Hurd's Instructional Video
And here's the link to the new website:
Hurd's 2014-15 End of year Critique!!
Download the form here!
(regular paper form to print)
Download a digital version that
can be done on line & emailed to email@example.com
Click here for
Hurd's 2014-15 End of Year
Favorites tied for this year
was All I Do is Jive! Thanks everyone!!! & Armstrong's Capone!
Choreographed Ballroom Dance Survey Results! Finally compiled the results.
Here's what I found out! Click here to download the pdf compilation of
Check out this crazy tango
(new version in Burnet, TX (Oct 2013) that Mark & I did for an after party
We've booked another group trip with OAT - Dec 11, 2016 - Jan 2, 2017!
Patagonia & Beyond! We'll do Easter Islands before &
Iguassu Falls after.
Here's more info on the flyer. Download!
or read about it on line -
We just deposited on a trip from Dubai to Venice for April
2016! We'll spend a couple of extra days before in Dubai! It's a
regular Royal Caribbean Cruise. Interested? Ask me about more info!
Finished this! It was AWESOME!!! Africa!!! Finally! Set up an exclusive
African Safari with OAT for Dec 12 - Jan 2, 2014!!! Only 16 people!
We've filled it and can't wait to go!!!! Read all about it and drool!!!!
was AWESOME - here's the travelogue!!!!
Had an awesome Mediterranean Cruise this past July/August!
Had no idea that cicadas could be soooooo noisy! The Greek Isles are
gorgeous, but certainly not what I expected! Definitely not the Caribbean!
the link to our travelogue about the experience!
Really enjoyed our 14 night Caribbean Holiday Cruise!
Enjoyed lots of fun excursions - lots of snorkeling & sailing!
Finished the travelogue! Here's the
Looking for more special places to go!!
Just found this fun travel game to help us choose!!! WARNING!! It's
- Where to next???? And When??? Looking for suggestions!!
Posted a Photo book for our fun visit to
the Mayan Riviera!Click here to look at it!!!
Posted a Photo Book for our
Cruise last year!!!
Just posted my
Check it out if you'd like!!!
Finally finished the Photo book
for the Partial Panama Cruise in Dec 2011
Where should we go next? India?? Amazon??? Greek
Our night out for the 2015/16 Season was a great success! We had a lovely
time eating too much at Golden Corral & then enjoyed a fabulous upbeat
presentation of Cole Porter's Anything Goes at the Hale Theater! Watch
here for plans for next year!
Please say thanks to Gene & Jean Severance for setting up & managing our night out
for the 2015/16 season!!
Carousel Favorite Dances
Check out this link to get the current Favorite Dances reported to Carousel's
Please help me get our favorites counted by
either voting here on my website or voting at the sessions you attend!!
Check out this link to see who's taught what this month!
Read all about ICBDA Convention #33 in Joplin, Missouri!!!
READ ALL ABOUT ICBDA 2008!!!!!! CLICK HERE!!!
out a few of my favorite current pictures. If you'd like
to look at all my pictures, check out my
We've got some really cool festivals coming up. Get signed
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