Elsie Hogue Magers

 Funeral services for Elsie Hogue Magers, 89, of Lucedale were held on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at 12 noon at Moments Funeral Home Chapel. She was born Dec. 3, 1931 in Ratliff, Itawamba County. She was a talented seamstress, quilter and gardener who provided well for her family. She was a graduate of Southeastern Baptist College with an A. A. degree and a faithful preacher’s wife for 58 years. She died Aug. 28, 2021 in Movella. She is survived by her son Phillip (Pat) Magers of Agricola; daughters Phillis Morgan of Movella and Pamela (Donald) Phillips of Anguilla; adopted daughter Susie Crabtree of Movella; grandchildren Donavon (Christy) Phillips of Morton, Rebekah McClelland of Conway, Ark., Cherish Hearn of Redding, Calif., Jonathan Morgan of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Rachel (Steve) Osborne of Craig, Colo.; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; siblings Lamois Hinds of Ratliff; Nelda (Jimmy) Pearce of Mantachie and Troy Lesley (Shelia) Hogue Jr. of Ratliff and many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Rev. Milford Magers; son-in-law David Morgan; grandson Eric Magers; parents Troy Lesley Hogue Sr. and Beulah Turner Hogue; siblings Gene Lesley Hogue, Irene Bruff and Dean Hogue and great-grandmother Lucinda J. “Sendie” Hogue. Officiating the services were Bro. B. J. Hudson and Bro. Zach Dant. Interment was in Go Forth Memorial Garden. Pallbearers were son Phillip Magers; grandsons Donavon Phillips and Jonathan Morgan and great-grandsons Jordan McClelland, Braxton McClelland and Colby Phillips. Honorary pallbearer was Donald Phillips. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mrs. Magers’ memory to Go Forth Ministries Children’s Home in Honduras; P.O. Box 2372; Gulfport, MS 39505. Moments Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.