On Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, our beloved daddy, Wallace Monroe Rogers of Vengeance Creek Road in Marble, closed his eyes in death and opened them to be with the Lord.
He was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Cherokee County. He was the son of the late Floyd and Maude Sneed Rogers.
Wallace was a World War II veteran and served in the Philippines as a military police officer. He retired from Parker & Reichman Farms in Andrews, where he was a truck driver.
Wallace was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Old Vengeance Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Rogers was survived by one daughter, Rita Rogers Rife and husband David of Marble; one son, Phillip Crawford and wife Rosa of Andrews; one brother, Edward J. Rogers and wife Mary Ruth of Marble; one sister Nell Rogers Hembree of Peachtree; four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, friends and acquaintances.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. The Rev. Fred Lunsford and Pastor Clark Moss officiated.
The family received friends from noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.
You may send tributes to the Rogers family at www.townson-rose.com.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.