Mary Nell Rogers

Published 2:49 pm Friday, February 27, 2015

Funeral services were held February 20, 2015, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss for Mrs. Mary Nell Rogers, age 92, who passed away on February 18 at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital. Interment followed at Old Silver Creek Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Jimmy McGee and Rev. Sonny Adkins officiated. Pallbearers were Mathew Rogers, Paul Rogers, Bradley Peoples, Brian Rogers, Buster Berry and Greg Hartzog. Honorary pallbearers were Monty Sanders, Mitchell Sanders, John Eddie Hartzog, Albert Turnage, Gary Hartzog, Tim Turnage and Brannon Castle.

Mary was born on March 2, 1922, in Silver Creek. She was the daughter of Houston Henry Hartzog and Lyda Graves Hartzog. In 1940 she graduated from Silver Creek High School and married Robert Glynn Rogers. She worked as the cafeteria manager/dietitian for Prentiss High School in Prentiss for 25 years. She was a longtime member of Bethany Baptist Church and served as Sunday school teacher and Bible school teacher.

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She is survived by two sons, Dr. Larry (Marsha) Rogers and Mike (Hou) Rogers, both of Prentiss; one daughter, Susan (Jim) Peoples of Madison; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Sue Castle of Hattiesburg.

Her parents, husband, son Tommy, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.