The R-C News-Herald Obituaries for April 8, 2004

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 29, 2004

Herbert R. Lane

TYNER – Herbert Ray Lane, 72, died April 6, 2004, in Winchester Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is in charge.

Pecolia Richardson

ENFIELD – Pecolia Richardson, 86, died April 5, 2004 at Nash General Hospital, Rocky Mount.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids, is in charge.

Cornelious Kee

RICH SQUARE – Cornelious Kee, 86, died April 4, 2004.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chapel Hill Baptist Church, Rich Square, by Bishop S.D. Willis. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Smith-Whidbee Funeral Home, Rich Square.

Mark Hoggard

COLERAIN – Mark Daniel Hoggard, 67, a native of Bertie County, died April 6, 2004 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Bethel Assembly of God Church, Askewville, by the Rev. R.O. Denton Jr., the Rev. R.O. Denton Sr., the Rev. Roger Leggett and the Rev. Al Jarrell. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Walker Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Hoggard was the owner of Mark Hoggard Logging and Farming. He was the founder of the Laymen Quartet which sang Southern Gospel Music for the past 32 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Wilson Hoggard; a daughter, Debroah Tinkham of Colerain; two sons, Michael Hoggard of Merry Hill and Mark Hoggard Jr. of Colerain; three sisters, Emily Jackson of Colerain, Ina Dunning of Windsor and Beatrice Smithwick of Currituck; a brother, Charney Hoggard of Windsor; and five grandchildren.