Mother Doris Burroughs Rogers, was born April 25, 1921 to the late Will and Lottie Burroughs in Dillion, S.C. She departed this life Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:05 at home surrounded by her family. She was married to the late Kelly Rogers, Sr. who preceded her in death. To this union were born eleven children.
In her early life she became a member of the Old Field Baptist Church in Mullin S.C. She was a eight grade graduate of Fork, S.C.
After moving from South Carolina, the late Kelly and Doris Rogers Family, settled in Barnesville, N.C. where she accepted Christ as her personal Savior.
She later joined (1954) Minter’s Chapel First Born Church, in Boardman NC, under the leadership of the late Elder George Minter. She was a faithful, faithful member until she passed away. She was “one of a kind.” Always giving. She would give Hat’s off her head, shoes off her feet, clothes of her back, she was that kind of a person. It is hard to find somebody that she has not feed.
She served as; Senior Choir member (song leader). She loved to sing; Local and District Deaconess, Local and District Usher, Pastor’s Aide, Church Mother, Adult Sunday School member, for over fifty years. She served “ faithfully”. She loved her Pastor Elder Dennis and Elect-Lady Charlotte Hempstead and her church family.
Preceded her in death are one son: Cleveland (GiG) Rogers. Two daughters; Vivian Jean (Skeet) Roseboro and Dorothy Jean (Tom) Rogers.
Mother Doris Rogers leaves to cherish her memories Six Sons; Clark Rogers (Joyce), Jack Rogers (Pat), David K. Rogers(Gurley), Fairmont NC, Kelly Lee Rogers, Jr.(Patsy), Bishop Roy Rogers(Madeline) Lumberton NC., Deacon Kenneth Rogers(Marie) Maxton, NC. Two daughters; Sandra Ann Rogers of the home, and Dr. Linda Faye Rogers both of Orrum, NC.
A special Granddaughter, Sandra “Poochie” Rogers, who lives in the home. She always took the time to take “Granny” riding somewhere every week and along with her Uncle, Deacon Kenneth Rogers who made sure that she got to her church services.