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Edna Rogers

April 8, 1928 — October 6, 2016

Edna L. Rogers, 88, of Benton, TN passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016.   Everyone knew Edna from her small clothing store that she operated for years in Benton.  When Edna was in her seventies and eighties, she loved to deliver meals on wheels and look after friends.  She was a member of Zion Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie O. Rogers; daughter, Alva Elizabeth Rogers; parents, Burch and Lena Godfrey Maynor; brothers, Charles Maynor, Burch Maynor, Frank Maynor; brother-in-law, F. B. Chastain; sisters-in-law, Lois Maynor, Jo Maynor and Kay Maynor. 

She is survived by her sons, Bennie (Marsha) Rogers and John (Rachel) Rogers both of Benton; daughter, Suzanne (Neal) Thomason of Cleveland, TN; sisters, Peggy Chastain of Powder Springs, GA, Jean (Bill) Baxter of Jasper, TN; brother, Broughton Maynor of Cleveland, TN; sister-in-law, Jimmy Ruth Maynor of Benton, TN; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Tessa, Jeff and John Luther of Ooltewah, TN, Josh and Tiffany Thomason of Atlanta, GA, Dustin and Ian Jackson of Cleveland, TN, Jeremy, Valerie and Simeon Jackson of Knoxville, TN and David Jackson of Knoxville, TN.  Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Arelean Bramlett, Brenda Maynor and Joretta Barefield for their care and friendship.  You were an important part of her life.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Benton, TN with the Reverend Harold Firestone and Reverend Matt Maynor officiating.  Interment will follow in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.  A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.    

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the church prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Rogers family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, October 9, 2016

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Baptist Church

642 Oak Grove Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Baptist Church

642 Oak Grove Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

953 Parksville Rd, Benton, TN 37307

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