El Dorado News

October 22, 2018
El Dorado News Times


This article was published December 7, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.

Tom Winferd Hogue, 73, passed away on Dec. 5, 2017 at the Life Touch Hospice House, after a brief illness.

He was born in Bastrop, Louisiana on July 28, 1944 to Haltom Hogue and Minnie Lou Coleman Hogue. He spent his early childhood in Strong. He moved to El Dorado while in middle school. He was in the National Guard for four years in El Dorado, active duty for two years in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was discharged in 1970 as an E5 and received Soldier Of The Month his last month in. He was a lifelong truck driver. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers; Lavelle Hogue of Strong, and Wayne Hogue of Spearsville, Louisiana; and son, Rodney Skipper of El Dorado.

He is survived by a daughter, Angela Hogue Turner; granddaughter, Kaytlin Turner, both of El Dorado; wife, Kathy Hogue of Pea Ridge; a sister, Melba Griffin Hollis of Ruston, Louisiana; sister in-law, Nelda Hogue of Spearsville; two stepsons, David (Doris) Nesbitt of El Dorado, and Daniel (Michelle) Nesbitt of Pea Ridge; step-grandchildren, Brooklyn Nesbitt of El Dorado, Hailey and Dalton Nesbitt of Pea Ridge; a special great-aunt, Edith Moore of Smackover; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. today at Bible Baptist Church on Smackover Highway.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church with Brother J.D. Weido officiating.

Interment will follow at Brantley Cemetery in Spearsville, under the direction of Perry’s Funeral Chapels.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bible Baptist Church or John R. Williamson Hospice House.

Online guest registry at perrysfuneralchapels.com.

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