Memorial Tribute – Billie Hogins
Billie Jean Pack Hogins, 83, of Conway died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Salem Place Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility in Conway.
The daughter of George Pack and Gertha Hill Pack Bartlett, she was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Seminole, Okla. She was a 1946 graduate of Dover High School and was a small business owner.
She and G.W. Hogins were married on Feb. 22, 1948, in Dover. Billie was an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society, having served at one time as director of the Pulaski County Cancer Society and she had served on the national board. She also started a cancer society chapter in Greenwood, Miss. She was a member of the Greenwood Chapter of Junior Auxiliary and Greenwood Garden Club. She was passionate about gardening. She was a member of the Park Hill Christian Church in North Little Rock where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, Garland Bartlett; her husband, G.W. Hogins; and a brother, Gerald Pack.
She is survived by three daughters, Saundra Brooks, Little Rock, Donna Brooks (Garold), Littleton, Colo., and Polly Walker (Jim), Conway; seven grandchildren, Kevin Brooks (Spring), Baton Rouge, La., and their children, Olivia and Patrick, Stephanie Corliss (Scott), Austin, Texas, and their children, Avery Jean, Calliegh Ann and Gregg Wesley, Aaron Brooks, Scottsdale, Ariz., Katie Stuvel (Andrew), Littleton, Colo., Amanda Brooks, Littleton, Colo. Nathan Ragan, and daughter, Paityn, Blake Ragan (Ashley), Conway and daughter, Mckenzie, Conway; and a sister, Brenda McKenzie (Tom), Eufaula, Okla. Billie Jean also had many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and two bothers-in-law, Reese Hogins and James Burl Hogins (Flora Ann); and sister-in-law, Louetta Hogins.
Funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Humphrey Chapel in Russellville. The Rev. Miles Cook officiated. Burial was at Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville by Humphrey Funeral Service.