Funeral Services for Lula Mae Hogan, 95, will be held at 11:00 A.M.—Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church (1504 SW NH Jones Avenue) in Lawton, with the pastor, Dr. J. Weldon Gilbert, officiating.
Viewing and visitation will be at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2020 in the Chapel of Howard-Harris Funeral Services (1005 SW “C”Avenue) in Lawton.
Lula Mae Hogan died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Burial will be at 9:00 a.m.—Monday, January 13, 2020 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, OK under the directions of Howard-Harris Funeral Services, Lawton.
Lula Mae Hogan was born August 10, 1924 to Lee and Bertha (Nanny) Adams in Temple, OK. Early in life, the family relocated to Lawton, OK where she accepted the Lord as her Saviour. She attended school in Lawton, and later became a nurse. She operated the Strutters Club, where she was fondly referred to as, “Mom”. Prior to that, she was a popular cook at the Bachelor’s 3 Club & Restaurant. She was married to the late John A. Hogan of Starkville, MS. In the early 70s, she relocated to Burlington, New Jersey; however, her love for home where she grew up and had her memories led her to return to Lawton. She was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star, AARP, Widows of Veterans Association.
Survivors include: Her loving daughter, Sarah Ann Va’zquez (Rafael); her sons: John A. Hogan and John O. Hogan and her daughter-in-law: Jean Hogan; numerous grand and great grandchildren; her niece: Georgetta Anderson; other nephews and nieces; her very special dear friend for over 50-plus years: Mrs. Veronica Sawyer; Mr. Donald Barnes of Wichita Falls, TX, who visited her daily during her illness and brought her favorite chocolate and other items that she requested. They enjoyed watching the religious channels during his daily visits. Mrs. Hogan was the matriarch of the family and the glue that held the family together and she will be forever in our hearts.
Mrs. Hogan is preceded on this journey by her parents: Lee & Bertha (Nanny) Adams, a daughter, Kathleen Hogan-Brown; her sisters, Leola Barkus, Willie Stone, Luella Peters and Luvenia Willis-Brooks; her brothers: Lee Adams, Jr., and Oler Adams.