SHERMAN - Funeral services for Henrietta Emory Rogers, 95, of Sherman will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Waldo Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow at the Mausoleum Building at West Hill Cemetery. She was a 39-year resident of Sherman. Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman.|
Henrietta was a strong, fun loving person who was born on Dec. 4, 1917 in Bonnerdale, Ark. to Chiefton and Demie Emory. She graduated Valedictorian from Valiant High School in Valiant, Okla. She graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1939 in Durant, Okla.
After college graduation, she became a teacher and girl's basketball coach at Ringling, Okla. Later, she became a bookkeeper, accountant and then an office manager until her retirement.
Henrietta was married to Charles Van Hoy on Dec. 20, 1941 in Sherman for 25 years. On Nov. 14, 1970, she was married to Robert E. Rogers of Irving.
Henrietta belonged to Millerton Missionary Baptist Church, Golden Eagles Auxillary, VFW Auxillary and the Four Seasons Garden Club. She loved to travel and made three trips to Alaska and one trip to England. She loved to fish, especially at her brother's farm.
She is survived by her brothers, Vernon Emory of Garland, Wayne Emory (Pat) of Sherman; and her sister, Mary Emory Kirk (Mike) of Plano. In addition to a number of nieces and nephews. She is also survived by stepchildren, Bobby Rogers (Patricia) of Pottsboro, Billye Jean Nestel of Orlando, Fla. and Mike Rogers (Lynda) of Lewisville; and their grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents, Johnny Emory, Lois and Bill Binns, Peggy Emory, Charles Van Hoy, Robert Rogers, and Patsy Joslin.
Pallbearers will be Michael Emory, Michael Kirk, Pablo Kirk, Scott Emory and Brian Rogers.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made to the donors
The online register book my be signed online at www.waldofuneralhome.com.
Three words that sum up her life, Fun, Family and Friend.
Published in The Herald Democrat on July 12, 2013