Athens – Funeral Services for Jessie Rogers Sr., 74, of Athens are scheduled for 3:00 P.M. Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Rev. Kenneth Mitchell and Rev. Edward Ward officiating. Interment will follow at Malakoff Cemetery.
Mr. Rogers went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 21, 2014 in Athens.
Jessie Doyle Rogers Sr. was born September 12, 1939 in Cross Roads, Texas the son of Jessie Durwood Rogers and Ethel Irene Musick Rogers. Jessie was the Pastor of Touch the Heart Feel the Hurt Ministries. He truly loved serving the Lord and sharing the Good News with all he met. He loved music and playing the guitar. PePa enjoyed fishing and playing golf as well as watching all sports. Jessie was a hardworking family man who will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Jessie Doyle Rogers Jr. and a sister Evelyn Bankston.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Florence Rogers of Athens; his children, Sandra Jean and Raymond Castaneda of Crandall, Kim Wayne and Alisa Rogers of Balch Springs, Bryan Keith and Angela Rogers of Seagoville, Lisa Annette and Raul Martinez of Crandall, Paul David Rogers of Seagoville, Angela Sue Mitchell of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jerry Michael Mitchell of Mabank, Kenneth Dewayne and Mandy Mitchell of Athens, Robert Sean and Kishla Mitchell of Weatherford; siblings, Peggy and Billy Busby of Mesquite, Lynn Roberts of Mesquite, Gilbert Rogers of Garland; twenty one grandchildren; five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 2-3:00 P.M. Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens
Arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Family of Athens, Texas.
You may write condolences or light a memorial candle at: www.hannigansmith.com.
In Lieu of flower the family would like donations made to: Touch the Heart Feel the Pain Ministries, P.O. Box 841, Athens, Texas 75751, 903-203-0731.