Eloise Cockrill Rogers

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Eloise Cockrill Rogers - SAVANNAH - Eloise Cockrill Rogers, 101, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2010 in Greenville, SC. Eloise C. Rogers was a native of Wadley, Georgia but spent most of her adult life in Savannah, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Millard Rogers, her twin sister, Lois Cockrill Fisher , her brother-in-law James Harmon Fisher, her nephew, James Alva E losie Cockrill Fisher, and her parents, Mr. and Rogers (Seated) Mrs. Alva Cockrill of Wadley, GA. Mrs. Rogers taught in the Chatham Savannah School System for many years both as a teacher and as librarian. Prior to teaching in Savannah she taught in Sandersville, Georgia. She taught for a total of 44 ¿¿ years. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia. A faithful member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, Mrs. Rogers was a member of the Senter Class, charter member of the Rubye Risher Group, the Care & Share Group, the Huntingdon Club, Georgia Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority Epsilon Chapter, former member of Candler St. Joseph Auxiliary for twenty-one years and a member of the Chatham County and Georgia Retired Teachers Associations. She is survived by her daughter, Sara Rogers Chastain, her son-in-law Ronald L. Chastain, two grandsons and their wives, William Bradley Chastain and Jennifer Cannon Chastain, and John Rogers Chastain and Katie Davison Chastain, Four great-grandchildren, Millard (Mills) Bradley Chastain, Parker Elizabeth Chastain, John (Jack) Davison Chastain and Sara Miller Chastain all of Greenville, SC; a niece Joyce Golden Fisher, Savannah, GA ; great-niece Patricia Anne Fisher, Savannah, GA; great -nephew James Alva Fisher and his wife Laura, Middleburg, FL and dear friend Tiby Weinstein of Greenville, SC. The family wishes to thank Dr. Cathy Chu, Savannah, GA; Dr. Daniel Grover, Greenville, SC and the care-givers at Heavenly Care in Greenville, SC for their support. Visitation: 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2010 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 7, 2010 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church with Rev. M. Creede Hinshaw and Dr. Jason Shirah officiating. Pallbearers will be Cecil Abarr, Bradley Chastain, John Chastain, Lee Lassiter, Randall Robinson, Elmo Weeks, and Porter Whiteside. Burial: Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park. Family requests remembrances may be sent to Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401 or YWCA Greenville, 700 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605 Please sign our on-line guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News May 6, 2010 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries .

Published in Savannah Morning News from May 5 to May 6, 2010