top of page

Betty Eileen (Bowers) Hogue


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

Betty Eileen (Bowers) Hogue, age 96, passed away September 24, 2023, at Edgewood Manor in Wellston. She was born December 15, 1926 in Follansbee, West Virginia to the late Earl Bowers.

She is survived by her children, Paul (Donna) Hogue, Gregory A. Hogue, Elaine (Charles) Milliken, and Beth (Bart) Reiselt; nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her husband, Walter M. Hogue, whom she married January 30, 1949, and her son, Robert Walter.

Betty was a registered nurse, retiring from Adena in Chillicothe in the maternity ward, assisting in the birth of many friends and grandchildren’s births. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, serving as session member, choir, bell choir, and the Presbyterian Women's Association. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, Mothers Guild, Garden Club, and the Fine Arts Club. She enjoyed playing several games, such as Bunco, board games, as well as reading, sewing, crafts, and needlepoint.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, September 29th, 2023, from 11-12PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, 225 Church Street, Jackson, OH 45640. Funeral services will immediately follow at 12PM with Rev. John Brookner officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the First Presbyterian Church Music Department, 225 Church St., Jackson, Ohio 45640. Online condolences may be sent to


bottom of page