The Duncan Banner


November 30, 2013

Louise Rogers

April 28, 1926 — Nov. 26, 2013

DUNCAN — Our beloved Mother, Louise Rogers, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov.26, 2013. Services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at Northside Baptist Church, 100 W. 50th Street, Odessa, Texas. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Duncan Cemetery in Duncan. Services are entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

She was born on April 28, 1926, to Ruby Lee and Ike Lowder in Velma. She grew up in Duncan with her mom and dad and sisters and brother. She married G.E. “Ed” Rogers in 1945 and they were married for almost 50 years before his death in 1994. They had 2 sons, Carl Rogers and Ron Rogers.

Mom was a homemaker while her sons grew up and joined the workforce in the mid-1960s. She was a proud employee of KOSA-TV (CBS 7) as a receptionist/PBX operator for 25 years before retirement. She was a faithful member of Northside Baptist Church in Odessa for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; two sisters, Imogene Farmer and Billie Shorter, both of Lawton, and her brother, Hubert “Sonny” Lowder of Lawton.

Mom left behind to cherish her memory, her sons Ron, and Carl and wife Susan, all of Odessa. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Chase and Cy Rogers of Odessa, Kristen Johnson of Odessa and Tyler Johnson of Omaha, Neb.; nieces Patt Conway, Cheryl Cathey and husband Donnie, and Kim Durbin, all of Lawton; Faye Keck and husband Bill of Gordon, Texas; and Randi Kay Kennedy and husband Rusty of Mansfield, Texas; nephews Gerald Shorter and wife Yolanda and Larry Shorter and wife Liz, both of Lawton; and sister-in-law Dorothy Rogers of Grand Prairie, Texas.  She is also survived by a large and loving extended family, her church family and many friends who will also miss her very much. She definitely loved you all.

Text Only
  • 4-18 Obit Twyla Sampson.jpeg Twyla Kay Tinkle Sampson

    A celebration of the life of Twyla K. Sampson, 77, of Duncan, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the First Christian Church in Duncan. Services are under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
    Twyla was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Duncan, to Willard and Ruth Tinkle and died April 16, 2014, after a brief illness. Twyla lived her entire life in the Duncan area.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma Janice Sutherland Good

    Norma Janice Sutherland Good, 76, passed from this life on April 15, 2014, at Tomball, Texas, because of health complications.
    Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Duncan Cemetery under direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

    April 17, 2014

  • Harold Davis

    Harold Davis, 86, of Temple, departed this life on April 15, 2014, in Duncan.
    Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel, Walters, with the Rev. Jay Driskill officiating. Burial will be in the Temple Cemetery under direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters.

    April 17, 2014

  • 4-16 Obit John Kaiser.jpeg John Henry Kaiser

    John Henry Kaiser, 86, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Country Club Care Nursing Home in Duncan, Oklahoma.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit John Humphrey.jpg John Leonard Humphrey

    John Leonard Humphrey, 81, of Norman passed away peacefully with family surrounding him on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Norman.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Pearl Downey.jpg Pearl Dean Thomas Downey

    Pearl Dean Thomas Downey, 81, of Duncan, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in Duncan.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Jackie Bohannon.jpg Jacqueline Ann Bohannon

    A come and go “Celebration of Life” will be held for Jacqueline Ann Bohannon, 77, of Duncan, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ in Chickasha.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Franklin Griffin

    James Franklin Griffin was born May 17, 1931, in Claypool, to Elbert and Lois Simons Griffin. He was born and lived almost his entire life in Claypool. He attended Cameron college before being drafted in the Army. He served his country for two years in Korea.

    April 15, 2014

  • 4-15 Gary Housman.jpg Gary Housman

    Nov. 23, 1946-April 12, 2014

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-15 Opal Baum OBIT.jpg Opal Peters Baum

    Dec. 22, 1917-April 11, 2014

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos