Booker T. Hogan, Jr

Local attorney, funeral director, and community leader Booker T. Hogan, Jr. (BT2) passed away at the age of 86 on November 5, 2021. Hogan was the third generation to own and operate the 107 year old Hogan Funeral Home, which was designated as a historical landmark in 2007. He leaves behind a wife Ruby Brown, three children Catherine Hogan, Pamela Hogan, and Byron T. Hogan (BT3); step-son Roosevelt Brown, sisters, Mildred Hogan Lord (Earl) and Patricia Hogan Williams (Connie) and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  

A viewing is planned for Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the New Life Church of God,1990 FM 389, Brenham, TX at 9:00am-10:45am. His funeral service will follow at 11:00am.  

It is with heartfelt gratitude that we, the Hogan family, express our sincere appreciation to each of you for your support.   It has been an honor to be part of this wonderful community for more than 150  years.  Thank you for supporting us.   As long as we are here, we will always support you!

Services entrusted to the Hogan Funeral Home

Mrs. Gladys Smith Hogan of Brenham, Texas

January 21, 1916  –  July 5, 2016

Having enjoyed a long full life, Mrs. Gladys Smith Hogan, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord on July 5, 2016.

Mrs. Hogan, a long time educator par excellence, was once an elementary teacher, a high school English teacher, Supervisor of Instruction and, for 18 years, served on the Board of the Brenham Independent School District.  She was later appointed to the Board of Trustees of Blinn College.

Additionally, Mrs. Hogan was a business woman.  She was Co-Owner of Hogan Funeral Home which she managed after the death of her husband, B. T. Hogan, Sr.  Mrs. Hogan also was a Real Estate Broker for 25 years.

A lifelong member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, she was active as long as her health permitted.  She was recognized by numerous professional, charitable, civic and community organizations.  In 1996, Mrs. Hogan received the “Woman of the Year” Award from the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

She leaves to mourn, a son Booker T. Hogan, Jr., (Ruby), daughters Mildred Hogan Lord (Edward), Patricia Hogan Williams (Connie); grandchildren Lisa Lord Pearson (Michael), Adria D. Lord, Edward Lord III (Dawn), Jonathan Lord (April), C. Brian Williams, Benjamin Williams (Shawn), Christopher Williams (Christal), Catherine Hogan Lewis, Pamela A. Hogan, Byron T Hogan; 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family on Saturday, July 9, 2016, 5 – 7 p.m. at the Hogan Funeral Home 1002 W. Alamo.  The funeral service, will be on Sunday, July 10 at 3:00p.m., at St. John A.M. E. Church, 1012 East Main St., Brenham, Texas 77833.

Mr. Ira Evans of Gay Hill, Texas

Mr. Ira Evans was born on April 27, 1927.  He was born in Gay Hill, Texas to Willie Mae McCowan and Johnny Evans. He accepted Christ and was baptized at Main Street Baptist Church in Brenham, Texas. Ira Evans attended Pickard High School in Brenham, Texas where he met the love of his life and they graduated in 1946. Ira furthered his education by becoming a licensed Electrician. He united in Holy Matrimony, December 24, 1947, to Dolores Fields. To this union four children were born. Through his children he was blessed with five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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