|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1904|
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 2001|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite
• TATUMS -- Services for Ogelia Spigner Hogan, 97, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Brewer officiating. Interment will be at Tatums Cemetery under the direction of Kirk-Dawson-Dillard Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hogan was born Aug. 13, 1904, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Edmond Rozzell Sr. and Willie Spigner. She died Nov. 29, 2001, at her home in Tatums.
She attended Langston University four years and served as Tatums council member and mayor. During that time she was instrumental in obtaining many grants including one for the Tatums Municipal Building, a fire station, and one for the Tatums-Spigner Park. Mrs. Hogan initiated the Head Start Program, which was one of the first in the state of Oklahoma, and the Feed the Hungry Program which lasted 10 years. She served as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent during the 86 years she had been a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leonard Hooks in 1935 and Waymon Hogan in 1983; a daughter, Gwendolyn Hooks on Aug. 27, 1997; two sisters, Beatrice Phillips and Ruth Owens; five brothers, Rozell Jr., L.K., Theophilus, Bixby and Nathan Spigner.
She is survived by two sons, Cecil Hooks, Elmore City and Joseph Hooks, Tatums; two daughters, Vandora Irving and Davetta Austin, both of Los Angeles; two sisters, Gracie Mae Wright, Las Vegas, and Teresa Bonner, Sulphur Springs, Texas; 29 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; and 60 great-great-grandchildren.
Bearers will be grandsons Eric Drain, Mike Benson, Wallace and Leonardo Hooks, Leonard, Melvin and Ronnie Austin.
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Record added: Mar 13, 2008
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