Nita Elizabeth Hogan
Nita Elizabeth Hogan, age 84, of Rockaway Beach, Missouri, passed away December 19, 2019. She entered this life on September 15, 1935, in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Walter and Winona (Hawthorne) McLeroy. Nita is preceded in death by her parents; son, Kelly Cooke; and brother, Kenneth McLeroy. She was joined in marriage to Winford Hogan on February 25, 2005. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Nita served her Lord and fellow man for a lifetime. She served in Christian and community organizations, some including leading Girls Auxiliary in the Baptist Church, presiding over her Lioness organization and Annowa Club in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Nita was an active member of the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Forsyth, Missouri. She was retired from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Nita loved our country and when she was not able to serve physically anymore, she supported financially to the political, veteran, and Christian organizations. She will live on in the memories of those who knew and loved her.
Nita is survived by her husband of fourteen years, Winford Hogan; daughter, Brenda Scears of Fort Smith, Arkansas; daughter, Tracy (Louis) Allen of Rockaway Beach, Missouri; stepson, Mark (Lydia) Hogan of San Antonio, Texas; stepson, Mike (Natalie) Hogan of Plymouth, Indiana; stepson, Melvin (Robin) Hogan of Raleigh, North Carolina; stepson, Mason (Susan) Hogan of Dallas, Texas; granddaughter, Kelly (Steve) Solheim of Honduras; grandson, Cody (Elizabeth) Parker of Germany; great-grandson, Nick Solheim of Washington, DC; three great-grandchildren: Rose, Hazel, and Samuel; twelve step grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Forsyth, Missouri, with Pastor Clint Block officiating. Inurnment will follow at a later time in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the World Gospel Missions -Team Solheim (https://www.wgm.org/missionary/solheim).
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