Audrey Elizabeth Stogner, 88, a resident of the Myrtles Nursing Home in Columbia, died there March 29, 2008. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 tonight at Carson Springs Baptist Church. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Carl Dickens officiating. Burial will be in Carson Springs Cemetery. Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home in Tylertown is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stogner was born Aug. 28, 1919, in Washington Parish, La. She was the daughter of Dolphus and Laura Alice Fortenberry Seal. She was a homemaker and a nurses' aide.
Mrs. Stogner was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd Stogner; two grandchildren, Bruce Stogner and Stacey Eric Stogner; one great-grandchild Leina Elizabeth Malendres; one brother, William Talmadge Seal; and four sisters, Adrine Calendar, Rosalie Daigre, Charlotte McDaniel and Mecia Knight.
Survivors include four sons and three daughters-in-law, Floyd and Rose Stogner, and Paul and Sharon Stogner, all of Columbia, Charlie Stogner of Sandy Hook, and Milton and Coleen Stogner of Poplarville; four brothers, Charles Seal of Bogalusa, La., Daniel Seal of Varnado, La., Edwin Seal of Norfolk, Va., and Pat Seal of Florida; 16 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Stogner, Wendell Stogner, Jake Keith, Ritchie Stogner, Mike Keith and Thomas Malendres. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Danny Stogner, Roger Crain, Jesse Crain and Chason Stogner.
Obituary contributed by Bill Reagan