Violet Mae Rogers

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Violet Mae Rogers, 86, Greencastle, passed away on April 20, 2015 at her residence.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1929 at Stilesville, and was the daughter of Benjamin C. Hanlon and Martha Bell (Sims) Hanlon.

She was married to William Noah Rogers on Dec. 23, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 1994.

Violet and her husband enjoyed building homes and traveling. Violet also worked at the Curtain Factory and sorority houses.

Violet loved her family and the Lord.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Underwood and husband Richard, Brazil, Barbara George and husband Anthony, Killeen, Texas, Eddie Rogers and wife Rosie, Greencastle, and Larry Rogers and wife Linda, Greencastle; 18 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and 32 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Noah Dewayne Rogers; three grandchildren; her sisters, Bessy Eberhardt, Dorothy Allen and Betty Buchanan; and her brother, James E. Hanlon.

Violet had special friends, Bonnie Brown, Wilma Shinn, Barb Duff, Amy Dorsett, Shelly Aker, Virginia Kendall (deceased) and Marilyn Aker (deceased).

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 27 at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale.

Visitation will be Monday, April 27 from noon until service time at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at the Gosport Cemetery.

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