Mary Anna Vogel, 81

Mary Anna Vogel. 81, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her home surrounded by the love of her family. She was born June 10, 1940 in Sneedville, Tennessee, the daughter of Nora and Henry Collins. 

Mary Anna attended the Tennessee Preparatory School from September 1952 until May of 1960. She then moved to Decatur County and started babysitting for Bob and Bertha Black. She worked many jobs over the years including The Pines, and home base at Gecom, but her favorite was working in the bakery at Walmart. She loved to bake and always made a cake for any special occasion. But her homemade chocolate and butterscotch pies and blackberry dumplings were her most requested treats. She loved to garden and always had the most beautiful flowers in her flower beds. There was never a dull moment in the house between all the grandkids, great-grandkids and her three beloved dogs, Angel, Dakota, and Lady. 

She was married to Joseph Vogel on April 22, 1961 in Greensburg. He proceeded her in death on May 4, 2021.

She is survived by four children, Phillip (Amanda) Vogel, Westport; Daniel (Shirley) Vogel, Greensburg; Cathy Hastings (David Wright), Columbus; Mike (Carla Murphy) Vogel, Greensburg; a brother, Chester Collins, Greensburg; a sister, Susie Hazelgrove, Greensburg; 15 grandchildren: Cody, Wade (Kaitlyn), Austin, Amanda, Samantha, Michael, Maci, Tristin, Mindy, Nathan, Jessie, Destiny, Sarah, Luke, and Andrea. 18 great-grandchildren: Gemma, Paisley, Zephrey, Carson, Sawyer, Magnolia, Dalila Lue, Heidie Jo, Serenity, Ariyah, Alison, Naomi, Olivia, Mackenzie, Emma, Nick, Grayson, and one due in July. 

She was proceeded in death by her parents; one son, Lawrence Henry Vogel; two brothers Willard and Carlos Collins; and half brother JD Collins. 

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Mike Cunnington officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Greensburg.  Memorials may be made to the Riley Children’s Hospital or to St. Jude Children’s Research. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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