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Louise (Swecker) Hogshead

October 19, 1925 ~ November 8, 2003 (age 78)

Louise Swecker Hogshead, 78, of Blue Grass, died Saturday, November 8, 2003 at her home.

She was born October 19, 1925 at Blue Grass, a daughter of the late Dr. Berlie T. and Lillian C. Hull Swecker.

On March 7, 1953, she married Sidney F. “Dood” Hogshead, who preceded her in death on July 31, 1980.

Mrs. Hogshead was a homemaker and beloved grandmother. She was a graduate of Madison College and taught school in Augusta and Highland counties. She was a past member of Crabbottom Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Mary H. Will of Blue Grass and Barbara H. and Thomas I. Hull of Hightown; four grandchildren, William Sidney Will of Blue Grass, Lindsay Kate Hull, Stefanie Scarlett Hull and Courtney Ciera Hull, all of Hightown; two brothers, Dr. Ralph H. Swecker of Monterey and Berlie T. Swecker Jr. of Bridgewater; and nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 11 in Blue Grass Cemetery by Dr. Daniel Freed and the Rev. Richard Gibson.

Active pallbearers were Jackie Will, Bardon Warner, Carl Hull, Kelly Sweet, Garth Simmons and Robert Marshall Jr.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Grass Cemetery, Blue Grass, Va. 24413.

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