NEW MADRID -- Burnice R. Rogers, 90, formerly of Princeton, Ind., passed away at Golden Living Center in New Madrid on Oct. 20, 2007.
Burnice was born in Princeton on Oct. 18, 1917, to Chester A. and Edith Cutright Geiser, who both preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her sister, Delama W. Greek, in October 2006.
On June 11, 1938, she married William A. Rogers, who preceded her in death on May 29, 1986. Bill and Burnice were co-owners of The White Barn Antique Store.
She graduated from Princeton High School. She was a homemaker who resided in Princeton for 81 years before moving to Sikeston. She was a member of The General Baptist Church and Weber Mission Circle. She was a member of the Taft Town Community Home Economics Club where she had been president, vice president, secretary and treasurer over several years.
Surviving are: three children and their spouses, son Jerry L. and Patricia Rogers of Des Moines, daughter Barbara E. and James Holliman of Sikeston and son C. Alan Rogers and friend Cindy McKamey of Zionsville, Ind.; six grandchildren and their spouses, Charles Brady Rogers and William Jeffrey and Hannah Rogers, all of Des Moines, Teresa K. Brubeck of Sikeston, Joshua M. Holliman and friend Michelle Upcroft of Jackson, Carrie A. Rogers of Union, Mich. and Candace and Todd Schroeder of Floyds Knobs, Ind.; and three great-grandchildren, Presley A. Schroeder and Clayton T. Schroeder of Floyds Knobs and Tyler James Holliman of Jackson.
Local arrangements are being conducted by Ponder Funeral Home with final arrangements by Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Colvin Funeral Home, with services scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Burial will be at the Archer Cemetery in Princeton.