March 16, 1926 - July 6, 2018
Oveda Elizabeth Jackson Rogers entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 6, 2018 at her residence in Sumter, South Carolina. Born on March 16, 1926, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Bennie Elizabeth Jackson. After graduating from Attucks High School in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, she attended Tennessee State University (formerly known as Tennessee A & I College). She was married to the late Ret. TSgt. Raymond L. Rogers, Sr. While residing in Kentucky, Mrs. Rogers worked in the Mental Health field. During their military tour of duties, they traveled abroad to Tokyo, Japan and return home to Shaw Airforce Base Sumter. Upon moving to Sumter, she was employed by Becton-Dickerson Industry and worked many years until retirement. Mrs. Rogers Christian experience began at Freeman Chapel, CME Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky afterwards, she joined Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Sumter and was a faithful member. She served in the Mt. Zion YWA and at one time, received the Woman of the Year Award. In her leisure time, she was an avid basketball sports fan and she loved to travel. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Janis Rogers and her two best friends, Grace Weston and Wilma Boyd. Those left to cherish precious memories are: three daughters, Claudia Dobbs and Benita Price both Columbia, SC and Melanie Ford, Sumter, SC; four sons, Chevon (Crystal) Jackson, Atlanta, GA, Timothy (Tannie) Jackson, Columbia, SC, Raymond (Jacqueline) Rogers, Jr., Pineville, NC and Clifford Rogers, Springfield, NJ; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; 2 cousins, Joyce Jackson Banks, Albany, NY, Florence Jackson Baugh, Buffalo, NY and a host of other relatives and friends.
Oveda Elizabeth Jackson Rogers entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 6, 2018 at her residence in Sumter, South Carolina. Born on March 16, 1926, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late James E. and Bennie Elizabeth... View Obituary & Service Information
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