Funeral services for Eva Pate Scogin, 80, of Social Springs Community, LA will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Nathan Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Social Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 P.M. until service time on Sunday.
Eva Pate Scogin was born November 30, 1938. In the early morning hours of November 28, 2019 she climbed the stairway to heaven. She was greeted by her parents Claude Nelson and Eloyce Davis Pate, her husband “Richard” of 51 years, infant son, and brother Lewis Pate.
In 1953, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour, she married Harold Richard Scogin. She was a loving wife and homemaker and soon became known as a caregiver in the community. She never failed to help anyone who came or called. She received her nursing degree in 1979, the same year her son graduated high school. She began her nursing career at Hanna Clinic and Hospital, during this time she also serve as Deputy Coroner for Red River Parish and nurse at the parish jail. She also cared for the elderly at Ringgold Nurse Care Center and Green Meadow Haven Nursing Home with love and compassion always putting the needs of others first.
She is survived by her children Karen Womack and husband Greg of Womack, LA, son Travis Scogin of Coushatta, LA, and daughter Peggy Hayes and husband Thomas of Elm Grove, LA. Grandchildren include Rachel Scogin Hatcher and husband Daniel, Charles Womack II and wife Marsha, Kelli Womack Ramos and husband Martin, and Jessica Scogin Hatcher and husband Rusty. Also great grandchildren Nolan, Peyton, Connor Joe, Olivia, Cooper, and Hadley. She never failed to have a gleam in her eyes when she heard the call of “Granny” and she especially liked to hear “Great Granny”.
Serving as pallbearers are Greg Womack, Thomas Hayes, Charles Womack II, Daniel Hatcher, Rusty Hatcher and Paxton Mosley.