September 4, 1952 - August 13, 2019
Cora Hogan, 66, of Peoria, IL transitioned from this life to her heavenly home at 12:23 AM on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. The eldest of 12 children, Cora was born on September 4, 1952 in Cairo, IL to Frank and Margaret (Brock) McKinney. She attended Meridian High School. Cora moved to Peoria where she met the love of her life, Rickey Hogan, Sr. They were married on May 5, 1985. Cora and Rickey raised 10 children, 6 natural and 4 adopted. Cora worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant for years. She was family oriented and plain spoken. Whatever she said goes. Not only did she love her family, she loved her plants which she called her babies. She really had a green thumb. Cora leaves to cherish her most precious memories her loving mother Margaret (the Rev. Edgar) Dunigan of Peoria; six children, Margaret (Jesse) Roberson, JoAnn (Glenn) Gore, Karen (Leon) Roberson, Rickey (Nakeeta) Hogan, Jr., and Corey (Nichole) Hogan all of Peoria and LaShownda (Chris) Watkins of Phoenix, AZ; 8 brothers, 7 sisters; 15 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, husband; maternal grandparents, Jesse and Julia Brock and two granddaughters. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Greater City of Refuge Cathedral with a visitation one-hour prior at 10 AM. Host Pastor Bishop Tim Criss. Rev. Dr. Patrick Pollard, Pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com.
Cora Hogan, 66, of Peoria, IL transitioned from this life to her heavenly home at 12:23 AM on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. The eldest of 12 children, Cora was born on September 4, 1952 in Cairo, IL to Frank and Margaret (Brock) McKinney.... View Obituary & Service Information
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