KERSHAW – Mrs. Ida Mathis Rogers, 83, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, Ga.
She was born Sept. 8, 1930, in Columbia, the only child of the late Duncan Lucene Mathis and Ida Jones Mathis. Mrs. Rogers was a homemaker and a member of Kershaw First Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Rogers Steele and her husband, Scott, of Lilburn, Ga., and Anna Rogers Hines and her husband, Jeff, of Apex, N.C.; and one son, William John Rogers II and his wife, Debbie, of Mt. Pleasant; three grandchildren, Shelton Steele Martin and her husband, Clint, Joe Rogers and Caroline Rogers; and one great-grandchild, Finn Martin.
Mrs. Rogers was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Laura Steele.
Ida lived in Kershaw for most of her life and was a graduate of the former Kershaw High School. She also attended the University of South Carolina and enjoyed watching Gamecock sports. Her hobbies included knitting, reading and playing bridge with family and friends.
She loved pets, and cared for quite a few over the years. For those who wish to remember Ida, in lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation in her name to the Sumter SPCA, 1140 Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150 or call (803) 773-9292.
The service of remembrance for Mrs. Rogers is 2 p.m. today, April 13, graveside at Kershaw City Cemetery located on Edwards Street by the Rev. Donald Coppedge.
An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.burgessfunerals.com.
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory, 1800 Charlotte Highway, is caring for the family of Mrs. Rogers.