Gloria Dean Rogers

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Gloria Dean Rogers, 88, of St. Louis, formerly of Rector, passed from this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday March 10, 2015. She was born on February 25, 1927 in McGhee, Ark., to the late Franklin and Gladys (Williams) Dickinson. She was of the General Baptist faith and attended churches in Missouri, Arkansas, Michigan and Illinois with her late husband, Reverend Franklin O. Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, Franklin O. Rogers.

Gloria is survived by her son, Terry Rogers and Dinah (Yeakey) Rogers of St. Charles, Mo.; two daughters, Marsha Rogers of St. Louis, Mo. and Elaine Rogers of Belleville, Ill.; two grandchildren, Andrew Rogers of Creve Coeur, Mo. and Timothy Rogers of St. Peters, Mo.; one great- grandson, Harrison Noah Rogers, along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday March 14, 2015 in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Denver Eaker officiating. Interment followed in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector. Visitation will be held beginning at noon on Saturday ande continued until service time at the funeral home.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Andrew Rogers, Timothy Rogers, Bruce Sheffield, Dan Sheffield, Donald Rogers Jr. and Randy Rogers.

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