Meridian Star


April 16, 2014

Horace Russell Pogue

MERIDIAN —             Services for Horace Russell Pogue will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gene Neal officiating. Burial will take place in the Hebron Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

            Mr. Pogue, 90, of Katy, Texas passed away on April 13, 2014 at Methodist West Houston Hospital. 

            He was born on Aug. 3, 1923 to Arthur and Laura Pogue in Whynot. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Algeria-French Morocco, Tunisia, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe.

            Mr. Pogue is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Jim) Ellison; sisters, Jackie Moffett, Betty Harris, Hilda Hatten and Gaye Fitzgerald; and several nieces and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Pogue.

           Visitation will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman.

            Pallbearers will be Ed Taylor, Steve Holloman, C. W. McLemore, Keith Holloman, Mitchell Moffett and Ryan Holloman.

            Online condolences can be given at

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