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Mildred Young "Lucille" Rogers Obituary
Mildred "Lucille" Rogers, 90

Mildred "Lucille" (Young) Rogers, age 90, passed away Sunday April 1, 2012, at the Hospice of the Ozarks, Hospice House in Mountain Home. Lucille was born April 28, 1921 in Valley Springs, Arkansas to Everett and Effie (Adams) Young, the oldest of 6 children and the only girl.

Mrs. Rogers graduated from Pyatt High School in 1941, and after World War II started, she worked in a defense plant in St. Louis, Missouri and then in an aircraft plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After that and several times after marriage she made trips to Yakima, Washington to work in the fruit orchards. January 9, 1946 she married J.D. Rogers and shortly thereafter they purchased the farm on Clear Creek that would be their home for the rest of their lives. Lucille was a lifelong member of the Pyatt Church of Christ.

She is survived by three children: Gary (Brenda) Rogers, (Larry (Diana) Rogers and Vickie (Randy) Prowett; six grandchildren: Christy Rogers, Wyatt Rogers, Amy (Kanyan) Methvin, Justin Dearmore, Matthew Dearmore, Madison Prowett; two great-granddaughters: Abby Methvin and Brooklyn Don Rogers; her brother Alanzo Young of Yakima, Washington and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband in 2002, her parents, and brothers: Johnny, Leon, Gillis & James Young;

Funeral Services will be held 10:00am Thursday at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home in Harrison with Terry Eddings officiating. Interment will follow at Patton Cemetery in Pyatt, Arkansas. Visitation will be 6-8:00pm Wednesday at Roller-Christianson Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are: Gary Rogers, Larry Rogers, Randy Prowett, Justin Dearmore, Matthew Dearmore and Kanyan Methvin.

Lucille's family is so grateful for the kindness and loving care provided by the staff and volunteers of the Hospice of the Ozarks, Mountain Home, Arkansas;

Memorials may be made to the Patton Cemetery, Pyatt, Arkansas, or Hospice of the Ozarks, Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Arrangements are by Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. Visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Apr. 3, 2012
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