Billy Don Dougan, 77, of Hope, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope.
Billy Don Dougan, 77, of Hope, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Wadley Regional Medical Center at Hope. Mr. Dougan was born October 10, 1935, in Hope, to Vick I. and Callie Williams Dougan. He was employed as a truck driver for over 50 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hope where he served as a Deacon for 45 years. He loved to camp, fish, and listen to Southern Gospel Music. He served his country as a member of the United States Army, serving a tour in Germany. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Joe V. Dougan. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Frances Porterfield Dougan; a son, Donnie Dougan, of Hope; a daughter, Denise McNiel and husband, Clayton, of Emerson; two sisters, Virginia England, of Hope, and Linda Lear, of Rodessa, La.; four grandchildren, Krystal Goodwin, Kristi Dougan, Kourtney Sevenbergen and Brandi Meyers; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, January 31, at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, February 1, at the Brazzel/Oakcrest Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Hal Dixon officiating. Burial will follow at Ayers Cemetery in Hope. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online guestbook: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com