Betty Jean Bishop Hogan, 91, of Sunshine Lake Road, Ellenboro, NC was received in the presence of her Lord and Savior on December 23, 2018. She was born on December 25, 1923 to Ralph and Mary Farris Bishop.
She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Reverend R. J. Hogan, her parents, Ralph and Mary Farris Bishop, two brothers, Robert Bishop and William Bishop, two sisters, Margaret Robinson and Linda Smith all of the Indianapolis, Indiana area. One step-granddaughter, Heather Davis.
She is survived by five children, Rebecca and husband Linwood Campbell, David and wife Abbie Hogan, Beverly Hogan, Kenneth Hogan, Douglas Hogan and wife Cricket, a brother, Charles Bishop of Oklahoma, grandchildren, Lee Hogan, Chris Campbell, Tim Campbell and wife Diane, Laura Melton and husband Reverend Charley Melton, Candice Toney and husband Phil, Allison Splawn and husband John, April Hogan, Heather Hogan and Caleb Hogan. Great-grandchildren, Amanda Melton, Theron Campbell, Ashley Parker and husband Nathan, Danielle Mullis and husband Austin, Bret Campbell, Halli Hogan and Leah Hogan, step-grandchildren, Holly Wilson, Hannah Wilson, Madison Toney, Betsey Burnett and Luke Wilson. One great-grandchild, Luke Parker and a host of nieces , nephews, and other special family and friends.
Betty was a Baptist and currently a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Betty worked faithfully beside her husband in the call of ministry. She was a devoted prayer warrior and dedicated her life to God's service in ministries of music, teaching, women's ministries, children and youth ministries, many other outreach and evangelism ministries. Even in her later years, as a shut in, she continued with a card ministry. Betty's hobbies included jigsaw puzzles and sharing her sewing, knitting, and crafts with others.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 PM Thursday, December 27, 2018 in the Liberty Baptist Church with Reverend Mack Tester and Reverend Owen Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 PM Wednesday evening at The Padgett and King Mortuary. Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 821 Webb Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or Hospice of The Carolina Foothills, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043. The Padgett & King Mortuary and Crematory is serving the Hogan family. An online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com