2013-10-19 / Obituaries

Gadis Allen Rogers

Timberlake — Gadis Allen Rogers, 89, of 490 Holeman- Ashley Rd. , died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

Born in Person County, Mr. Rogers was the son of the late Clyde Allen and Gracie Blalock Rogers and husband of the late Janet Bernice Gruver Rogers. Mr. Rogers served in the U.S. Navy with the Sea Bees andretired from Eaton. He was a member of Berry’s Grove Baptist Church.

Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by two brothers, Judson Rogers and Berlie Rogers.

Mr. Rogers is survived by two sons, Gary Rogers and wife, Mary of Apex and Ronnie Blaine Rogers and wife, Dawn of Graham; one daughter, Bonnie Berry and husband, Bill of Timberlake; one brother, Howard Rogers and wife, Ercelle of Timberlake; two sisters, Inez Phelps of Roxboro and Velma Woody and husband, Jack of Timberlake; nine grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, at Berry’s Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Craig Willingham. Burial with military rites will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter Bonnie, 9623 NC 157W., Timberlake.

Flowers are acceptable, or memorials may be made to Berry’s Grove Baptist Church, 9628 Berry Rd., Timberlake, NC 27583.

Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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