Elizabeth Hoggard Calhoun
July 16, 1961 - November 28, 2022

Elizabeth Ann (Hoggard) Calhoun, 61, widow of Linwood Alan Calhoun, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022 at her home in Newport, NC.  Born July 16, 1961 in Virginia she was raised by the late Stevenson B. and Lois L. (Cullipher) Hoggard of Ahoskie, NC. She most enjoyed her time as a florist and took great joy in her creative work. Security was another field that she enjoyed and excelled with. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, sewing, pour painting and snake keeping. She also participated in Civil War Reenactments, with husband Alan, where she sewed many pieces of authentic clothing. She was involved in the Women of the Moose as a past Sr. Regent & College of Regents Red Stole.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Jonathan B. Hoggard (Nikki, son Sam) of Ahoskie; step-daughter, Stephanie (Lane) O’Neill of North Dakota; grandchildren, Dana Hoggard, Serenity Hoggard, Brittney O’Neill, Alexandra (Matt) Thompson, Chase O’Neill, Jeribeth O’Neill, Amaya O’Neill; great grandchildren, Brylee, Taedem, Bailey, Lochlen & Otto.

Preceded in death by husband, Alan; daughter, Dana L Hoggard; brother, Larry S. Hoggard & great grandchild, Amelia.

To know Elizabeth was to know a straight-forward person, you never had to wonder where you stood with her. She was so loving and caring for everyone in her circle whether family, friend or young’uns (you knew if you were one of her “young’uns.”).  Her love, friendship and smile will be forever missed by all that loved and knew her.

A Celebration of Life service will be held and announced by the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- NC Chapter at https://give.cff.org/givingtuesday/donate

Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations and Funeral Care of Jacksonville.


  • Tamara Dickerson Posted December 3, 2022 5:47 pm

    I was one of your young ones, and I knew it. You made a difference in my life, 1st a boss, a teacher of your craft, then a friend. Beautiful lady, strong, creative and you just kept on climbing anything that came your way. Rest in peace loves one, you are one I’ll see you again one day up there ❤️

  • Janna Tisdale Posted December 4, 2022 1:14 pm

    You were my Momma. Yes I was one of you young’uns. First a boss, then a friend and then my Momma. You taught me at work and then you were there to help me through one of the toughest times in my life. I’m so glad that you finally got to meet your “grandson”. Love you Momma.

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