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Marie Nicholson Rogers

AGE: 95 • Randolph

Marie Nicholson Rogers, age 95, of Randolph, died peacefully on March 20, 2014. She was born in Moss, Mississippi on May 9, 1918. (to Maude and Milton Nicholson). She graduated from Scarritt College and Vanderbilt University where she earned an MSW degree. She married Frederick DuRant Rogers on June 2, 1941. Fred had been her clinical supervisor during her program at Scarritt. Marie spent her career as a social worker always standing firmly in her efforts to affect positive change in the lives of all she encountered.

Marie is survived by her children Frieda and Julien Rogers and Ginny Maico and husband Steve, and four grandchildren: Matthew, Mark, Zachary and Lauren.

A Memorial Service will be held first at the Church of the Redeemer in Morristown, New Jersey on May 31, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. A second service will be held at the West End United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee where she and Fred spent much of their lives on June 28, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow in the Morrow Memorial Cemetery in Dixon, Mississippi on June 30, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory be given to the Angel Fund of the Community Foundation in Nashville, Tennessee, 383 Cleghorn Ave., Nashville, TN 37215. The Angel Fund enables some incredible public servants, or "angels," working in the nonprofit sector to help people in need. Marie's passion was to always help those in need. For further information online at www.row

Published in Daily Record on May 25, 2014
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