Eva Mae (Plank) Hogan

Born: Sun., Jul. 10, 1927
Died: Tue., Apr. 19, 2016


Family to do services at a later date


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Eva Mae Plank Hogan, Crawfordville, Georgia, formerly of Park City, Ky, passed away 19 April 2016  in Georgia.  She was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 10 July 1927, one of eleven children of Ernest and Mary Elizabeth Plank.  She came to Kentucky in 1940, where she met and married Cleo C. Hogan Sr. in 1942.  They had 2 children, Cleo C. Hogan Jr. (Glynna), Park City, Kentucky, and Geneva Elizabeth Hogan Lancaster, (Don, deceased), Crawfordville, Georgia.  

She retired as a cook with National Park Concessions, Mammoth Cave National Park, and later worked as a ticket agent with the Miss Green River Boat concession, also at Mammoth Cave National Park.

She spent most of her life on the farm near Stovall Crossing in Barren County.  In later years, she moved to Georgia, and lived with a granddaughter (Debbie) in La Grange and Dallas Georgia.  More recently, she had lived with her daughter, Geneva, in Crawfordville, GA, where she was very active with Community Events and the Don Lancaster Sunshine House.

She was a member of the Park City United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and Special Bible Studies for many years.

She is survived by her two children, Cleo Jr. and Geneva; one sister, Naiomi, (Bill deceased) Hanover, PA; three grandchildren, Cindi Lancaster Hanes (David deceased) of Georgetown, KY, Debbie Lancaster Spear (Bill) of Dallas, GA, and  Bobby Lancaster (Sherri) of Rogersville, AL;  six great grandchildren, Adam Cook, Robby Smith, Chandler Haynes, Jeremy Lancaster, Chris Lancaster, and Kinley Lancaster; and six great, great grandchildren,   She also leaves behind, her little puppy, "Hobo".

A memorial service will be held in the near future.

Family members, and Geneva and I, sincerely appreciate your prayers and support.  Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Rondal & Maxine Brooks
   Posted Thu April 21, 2016
Our condolences to all members of the Hogan family.

CAROLINE K. HOUSE & PEGGY A. KING
   Posted Thu April 21, 2016
My heartfelt sympathy and love to all the family. Ms. Eva Mae was a love, and we will miss her.

Dilard and Shirley Noggle
   Posted Fri April 22, 2016
if Taliaferro County had "Citizen of Her almost daily volunteering at the Don Lancaster House, cleaning, sorting and arranging each of the donated items. Also, she was the one who suggested we only charge 10 cents per item. Who would have thought that would have been the ultimate success of the Sunshine House. All the toys, books, and puzzles etc. she arranged on tables at the Sharon Community house where those needing Christmas gifts for their children would come to make their selections for Free. Then at Easter, she not only decorated the tables for the Sunrise breakfast, but added special candies around each arrangement. Easter was special to Ms. Eva Mae! She started the Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds at Liberty Hall etc. etc..
Family, I don't know how tell you how much she meant to Taliaferro County as she strengthened our faith by teaching Bible Study and was one of the four original Christian Community Choir Members as well as designing and making the many costumes and decorations for the Easter and Christmas Cantatas. Need I say more? What must she and Don Lancaster be doing in heaven now!
Sincerely family, we loved her so much and all of you, and have you in our prayers.