May 10, 1917 - Oct. 7, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Our beloved Velma D. Rogers, age 95, of Oklahoma City, OK, went to be with her Heavenly Father on October 7, 2012.She was an amazing woman that touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.Velma is survived by two daughters, Ernestine Pericola and Betty Judd of Edmond, and one son, William Keith Rogers of Oklahoma City; fourteen grandchildren, many great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and two great-great-great grandchildren as well as many nephews and nieces.One of her great passions in life was attending her little church, the Southern Temple Baptist Church, on High Avenue in Oklahoma City where she had many friends. She replaced the church bell that had been stolen many years ago, the small bell still stands by the little church and rings each Sunday.Her other passion and hobby was working with stained glass, creating many unique pieces of art. Her works were featured in several shows around Oklahoma, and are dear family pieces that will be passed down for generations.Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., at the Southern Temple Baptist Church, 1821 South High Avenue, Oklahoma City. Following the memorial service, there will be a graveside service at the Sunny Lane Cemetery, 4000 Southeast 29th Street, Del City. Services are under the direction of Bill Eisenhour Funeral Home, Del City.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Oct. 10, 2012