Born 4-4-1916 -- Died 4-4-2004
Charley Rogers, son of the late Tom Lewis Rogers and Lillie Bell Stark Rogers, was born April 4, 1916, in Wirth, Ark. He died April 4, 2004, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 88 years. He was a volunteer fireman and electrician in Thayer. He was a master plumber doing contract work in Missouri and Arkansas in and around Thayer. He was a member of Assembly of God Church in Salem, Ark. He was a loving father, grandfather, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors are two sons -- Paul Rogers and wife, Betty of Horseshoe Bend and Thomas Rogers and wife, Susan, of Salem; a daughter, Charlene Worsham and husband, Bill, of Salem; step-son, Michael Rogers and wife, Elsie of St. Charles, Mo.; step-daughter, Lana Clark and husband, Roger, of Quincy, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters -- Sarah Watson of Thayer and Flora Schaufler of West Plains.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers -- Lehman and Fred Rogers; a sister, Ethel Gregory; and an infant sister.
The funeral was April 7 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Huggart officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thayer with arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.
Pallbearers were Jim Mefford, Woodrow Hodges, George Walling, Randy Robinson, Justin Sisk and George Seaberry.