Mary Rogers

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Mary Frances Rogers, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at her home.

She was born April 17, 1940, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Edwin and Anna Hale Held. She and Mark Rogers were married in September 1989, in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Connie Nelson of Pineville, La., Deborah Johnston of Cape Girardeau; four stepdaughters, Violet Wehmeier, Roxie Lavine, Bethany and Sherri Rogers; and a stepson, Marcus Rogers II.

Also surviving is a brother, Roger Held of McClure, Ill.; seven sisters, Deborah Stevens of Marble Hill, Mo., Linda Matlock of McClure, Donna Froggatt and Cathy Medford of Scott City, Sue Dinwiddie of Big Sandy, Tenn., Sheila Boes of Cape Girardeau, Phyllis Miller of Chaffee, Mo.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bill Kitchen officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.