Mrs. Lou Ella Keeter Hoggard Williams, age 87 died at the Guardian Care Nursing Home in Ahoskie on Saturday, November 13, 2010. She is a native of Halifax County and was married to Delbert Earl Hoggard whom died in 1965. She later made her home in Ahoskie and was married to the late James Watson Williams. Mrs. Williams was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a homemaker all her life, raising children and taking care of the home. She enjoyed attending Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church in Aulander. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Preceding her in death other than her husbands, are one daughter, Judy Ellen, two sisters; Daisy Price and Sudie Moore and four brothers; Jake, Bud, Ray and Redmond Keeter.
Survivors include four daughters; Elizabeth Ann Paramore of Scotland Neck, Patricia Faye Carmichael of Burlington, Delores Brown and her husband Jimmy of Ahoskie and Debra Staton and her husband David of Roxboro, five sons; Redmond Earl Hoggard and his wife Pam of Tarboro, Delbert Earl Hoggard, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Evans, GA, Charles Wayne Hoggard and his wife Sarah of Fayetteville, Ricky Hoggard and his wife Terry of Burlington and Danny Hoggard and his wife Carolyn of Danville, VA. Also surviving are twenty-eight grandchildren; Jackie Bunting, Gene Ezzell, Elaine Stuart, Ellen Hill, Rick Ezzell, Lisa Owens, Rodney Hoggard, Jimmy Barmer, Vann Willoughby, Linda Jernigan, James Brown, Chris Hoggard, Steven Hoggard, Brianna Hoggard, Kristen Hoggard, Charles Wayne Hoggard, David Hoggard, Michael Hoggard, Tonya Craven, Daniella Hoggard, Jamie Hoggard, Kelly Hoggard, Jonathan McBroom, Nathan McBroom, Mark McBroom, Brandi Hawkins, Brittney Hoggard and Stephanie Hoggard, a host of great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.