NEW HAVEN - Sherman C. Rogers, 90, formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 7, 2007, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo.
Born March 17, 1917, at Freeland, Mich., to the late Lewis J. and Doris Hazel Beach Rogers, he was a member of the Community Church of Christ at Lowndes. A retired welder, he was a United States Army veteran serving during World War II.
In June 1937, he married Kathleen Revoir, who preceded him in death in May 1963. He then married Nema Bagwell on Feb. 10, 1964, at Poplar Bluff, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 1997.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Jerry Rogers; three daughters, Evelyn Slaughter, Shirley Propst and Beverly Pittman; four brothers, Russell McClean, Richard Rogers, Lewis Rogers and Charles Rogers; one sister, Leona Chubb; and three grandchildren.
Survivors include: four sons, Dean Rogers of Alvardo, Texas, Neal Rogers of Chaffee, David Rogers of New Haven and Noah Rogers of Dexter; three daughters, Nancy Tonkins of Dexter, Martha McCarthy of Lowndes and Nellie Greenlee of Puxico; one stepson, Jack Bagwell of East Prairie; two brothers, Arthur Rogers and Jack Rogers of Lowndes; four sisters, Dorothy Billingsley and Lottie Meese of Lowndes, Annabell Schearer of Midland, Mich., and Darlene Ross of Dexter; and 43 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday with Jack Rogers officiating.
Burial will follow in the Community Church of Christ Cemetery at Lowndes.