Dr. Rogers died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the residence following a brief illness.
Dr. Rogers was born Feb. 16, 1956, in Clarkesville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Sam Pitts.
Dr. Rogers was a retired educator having served in Habersham County, Banks County, Haralson County and Gwinnett County.
Survivors include her husband, Leroy Rogers of Mt. Airy; father and mother, Donald and Jewell Brown of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Georgia Pitts of Cornelia; stepdaughter and spouse, Lisa and David Newton of Buford; stepsons and spouses, Kirk and Jill Rogers of Toccoa and Bryan and Traci Rogers of Sugar Hill; sister and brother-in-law, Kimberly and Eddie Staples of Buford; eight grandchildren, Addie Pitts, Hogan Pitts, Morgan Pitts, Kole Rogers, Bryce Rogers, Brett Rogers, Taylor Rogers and Luke Newton; and niece, MacKenzie Staples.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to: Pitts Park c/o City of Clarkesville, P.O. Box 21, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Rogers family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, November 8, 2013