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    - Vaughn Cooper
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On Saturday, February 18, 2017, Francesse A. Rogers of Bowie, MD transitioned into glory at her home in Bowie, MD. Born January 18, 1951 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Audrey Higgs. She is survived by her beloved husband, Reginald J. Rogers; her loving children, Franklin, Naomi and Samuel Rogers; siblings, Leonard A. Higgs Sr., Francine Higgs-Shipman, MD (her twin) and Jacqueline Caldwell, Esq.; a host of relatives and friends including her Tall Oaks High School family. Service will be held Monday, February 27 at New Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church, 4417 Douglas St., NE, Washington, DC 20019. Viewing will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and the service begins at noon. Burial will take place Friday, March 3 at Greenwood Cemetery in Tuskegee, Alabama.

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4417 Douglas Street
Washington, DC 20019
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Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 26, 2017