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Emerson Pentleton Rogers Jr.

Jan 15, 2004
Emerson P. Rogers Jr.

MULLINS -- Mr. Emerson Pentleton Rogers Jr., 84, husband of Nan Harrelson Rogers, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, in Chesapeake, Va.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2004, at the Chapel of Cox-Collins Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Harrelson officiating. Burial will follow in Cedardale Cemetery, directed by Cox-Collins Funeral Home.

Mr. Rogers was born in Mullins, a son of the late Emerson P. Rogers Sr. and the late Fleetwood Price Rogers. Mr. Rogers retired from General Electric. He was a charter member and 50 year Masonic veteran of America-Fellowship Lodge #148. Mr. Rogers was a member of Westhaven Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Rogers in addition to his wife of the home are two sons, E. Penn Rogers III and his wife, Judy, of Chesapeake, Va., and C. Neil Rogers and his wife, Cindy, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., three grandchildren, Tori Westmoreland and her husband, John, Matthew Rogers and Penn Rogers; a great-grandchild, Amelia Westmoreland; three sisters, Josephine Rogers of Mullins, Rosalee Watts of Conway and Laverne Littlejohn of Mechanicsville, Va.; three brothers, W.G. Rogers of Summerville, Harry E. Rogers of Mullins and C. Ted Rogers of Cross Hill; two special nieces, Frances Fields and her husband, Charles, and son Chad and Ann Guber and her husband, Don, and children Allison, Susan and David.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital, 950 W. Farris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Transcribed and contributed by Buddy Harrelson, June 2004

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