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Evone (Thornton) Rogers

January 10, 1928 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 92)


Evone Thornton Rogers, age 92, died Sunday, September 27, 2020.


Born January 10, 1928 in Wayne County, she was retired from Southern Bell and a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Garden City. She was a member of the Communication Workers of America and the Pioneers Club. 


She was predeceased by husband, Brantley Rogers; parents Jim and Viola Thornton; and siblings Nevie Brinkley, Ocilla Jones, Vernon Thornton, Carnell Thornton, and Colin Thornton.


Survivors are her sons, Ronnie Rogers and Rodney Rogers (Maria); grandchildren, Rhonda Gilberg (Tom), James Rogers (Laura), Meghan Rogers (Nick Johnson), Brooke Rodenroth (Bradd), and Wyatt Rogers; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Novie Pritcher. 


A graveside service will be held at Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in K'ville, Georgia (820 Big Creek Church Rd. Odum, GA 31555) on Wednesday, September 30, at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Ken Sharpe officiating.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Garden City, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (Please abide by COVID-19 precautions).


Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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September 29, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Garden City

Graveside Service
September 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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