Ima Gene Hoggatt

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Ima Gene Hoggatt, 87, of Groves, Texas, passed away, Sunday,November 7, 2004 at her home after a lengthy illness.

Ima Gene was born on January 28, 1917 in Brookhaven,Mississippi, to John C. Golmon and Mary L. Arnold Golmon. She movedto Groves, Texas, in 1952 and was a longtime member of Groves FirstBaptist Church.

Funeral services were 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 10, 2004 atLevingston Funeral Home in Groves, with Rev. Charles Millerofficiating. Burial followed in Oak Bluff Memorial Park.

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She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, William T.”Ted” Hoggatt.

She is survived by her son, Bill Hoggatt of Groves; daughter,Carolyn Ellis and husband, Ben, of Austin, Texas; grandchildren,Keith Ellis of Norman, Okla., and Connie Borkland and her husband,Jason, of Austin; sister and brother-in-law, Aileen and GroverHoggatt of Bridge City, Texas; nieces, Kelley Perry and husband,Lee Jay of Freeport, Texas, and Traci Hoggatt of Orange, Texas;sisters, Ara Golmon of Brookhaven, formerly of Port Arthur, andMyrtle Newton and husband, Roscoe, of Brookhaven; brothers, HollisGolmon and wife, Lois, of Monticello, and J. C. Golmon and wife,Betty, of Seminole, Texas.

A special thanks to LaNell Garza for her caregiving over thepast two years as well as to Kathy Darbonne and Southeast TexasHospice.