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Ouida Bell “Sue” Gibbs Hines

Ouida Bell “Sue” Gibbs Hines

The family of Ouida Bell “Sue” Hines celebrated her life of 87 years at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 5, at the Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers of Lubbock.

Viewing for Sue will be held Friday, December 4, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers.

A family burial will be held Wednesday, December 9, at Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock.

Sue went home to be with her Lord on Monday, November 23, 2020.

On May 21, 1933, Ouida was born to Oliver E. and Ova Lee Gibbs in Haskell, Texas.

She grew up in Haskell with her sisters: Elsie V. Jacobs, LaDell Gibbs and Zella Verlene White. Many of her extended family lived in the surrounding area.

Sue married Glen L. Hines on March 24, 1951, in Rule, Texas.

Glen and Sue moved to Levelland in 1957, where she was a homemaker as they raised their children.

She was later employed at South Plains College and Levelland ISD.

Her special talents and interests included sewing, cooking, gardening, quilt-making and birdwatching.

They enjoyed camping in the mountains with family and friends and retirement in Ruidoso.

Glen and Sue moved to Lubbock in 2000.

They were married 51 years when Glen passed in 2003.

Sue had church memberships at First United Methodist Church in Levelland and Agape Methodist Church in Lubbock.

Survivors include her daughters: Paula Hines of Lubbock, Nancy Welch and husband, Phillip, of Big Spring and Glenda Gallagher and husband, Denny, of Lubbock; grandchildren: David Welch and wife, Ashley of Abilene, Eric Welch and wife, Jamie, of Abilene, Stephanie Arehart and husband, David, of Rockwall and Matthew Gallagher of Dallas; great-grandchildren: Taylor Carter of Greenville, Davis and Dawson Arehart of Rockwall and Amelia Welch of Abilene; and a great-great-grandson, Dallas Leatherwood of Lubbock.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Glen L. Hines, Jr.; her daughter, Linda K. Hines; and three sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Linda K. Hines Scholarship at South Plains College, 1401 College Ave, Levelland, Texas, 79336.

In support of the health of her family, face coverings are mandatory while attending the viewing and service.

The service will be live-streamed at, where you are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy.

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