Obituary – Jimmy Wendle Rogers (1938 – 2019)


Jimmy Wendle Rogers,80,
of Waldron,
passed away May 24, 2019 at his home
surrounded by his family. He was born in Hatfield, Arkansas on August 28, 1938 to
James and Luis Rogers. He was the beloved and devoted husband to Verna Rogers
For 59 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his
sister, Dorothy Austin, brother, Dr. Gene Rogers and wife, Lona,
brother-in-law Donny Owens and wife Kay, Daughters Darla Lavender and husband
Dr. Robert Lavender, Deborah Tatum and husband Tom and son Jimmy (Bim) Rogers,
Jr.;six grandchildren: Dr. Lauren Lavender Pacheco and husband Dr. Zachary
Pacheco, Dr. Charles Lavender and wife Christa, Kyle Hall, Christopher Hall and
wife Crystal, Allea Rogers,
and Mathew Gramlich Rogers;
three great grandchidlren,
Owen Hall, Loki Hall, Mitchell Pacheco, many nieces, nephews and friends and
his special little dog, Taz.

Jimmy was employed at Valmac, Farm Bureau Insurance
Agency, and Hughes Insurance Agency before retiring in 2009. He continued
working on his beloved farm caring for his cows and enjoying his gardens and
birds. He enjoyed listening to music and watching movies in the evening as well
as football.

Jimmy took great pride in his family and all of their
accomplishments. He enjoyed many years of activities and sporting events with
his children. He especially enjoyed the many years his family would gather for
Thanksgiving and Christmas. We will all miss him so much.

Jimmy’s life celebration will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at
11:00 a.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow
in the Duncan Cemetery. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage
Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansaas.

Jimmy’s pallbearers will be Kyle Hall, Christopher Hall, Charles
Lavender, Zachary Pacheco, Mathew Gramlich Rogers and Jimmy
Oswald. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Lawrence, Ricky Don Black and
Charles Maxell.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00
p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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