Linda Rogerson

Linda Rogerson

Linda Sanders Rogerson, 98, of Dry Ridge Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in the Winslow Memorial Home. She was born on October 12, 1912 in Elizabeth City, NC to the late James and Mary Ellen Brown Sanders. Mrs. Rogerson was the widow of the late Dennis Mack Rogerson. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church and the Marcie Albertson Extension Club.

She is survived by two daughters, Catherine R. Snyder of Elizabeth City, NC and Fay Elliott and husband, Carlton, of Hertford, NC; five sons, Jimmy Mack Rogerson, Ray Rogerson and wife, Irene, Thomas Rogerson and wife, Melvie Dean, Marshall Rogerson and wife, Jean all of Elizabeth City, NC and Michael Rogerson and wife, Darlene, of Hertford, NC. Also, surviving are 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Ralph Sawyer of South Mills, NC and a special friend, Pat Markham of Elizabeth City, NC. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Marian Sawyer and Marilyn Rogerson and a sister, Gladys Turner.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC by Rev. Roland Cooper and Rev. Roger Braun. Burial will be in the Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives Friday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 at the funeral home and also immediately following the chapel service in the lobby of the funeral home. The family will be at the home of Marshall and Jean Rogerson, 1676 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Rogerson family. Online condolences to the family may be sent at

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  1. Debbie (Suermann) Potts

    Dear Rogerson Family,
    My heart goes out to each and every one of you!!! Ms. Linda was a wonderful person!! She will be greatly missed!! You all have special memories that will remain in your hearts forever. That will help you through the trying times. Just remember that she is in a better place with Mr. Dennis & Marion. Your family has always been special to me. I cherish the family Sundays that I used to spend with y’all at the old Lee Farm!!
    Thought and Prayers,
    Debbie Potts

  2. Bessie Reid Ward

    I am so sorry to read about your Mother, That was a beautfull picture of her ..

    My thought’s and prayer’s are with all of ya’ll now.

    She has had a good long life with wonderfull children and family .

    I grew up with most of ya’ll .


    Bess Ward/ Bessie Reid

  3. Denise Weeks Beales

    So sorry to hear of Aunt Linda’s passing. She always gave the BEST hugs. She is way up there on the “Best Women of the World” list.


  4. Brandi Rosenberger White

    Dear Rogerson family,
    You may not remember me to well but I want you to know that you all are in my thoughts and prays in your time of need. I did not know your mom but my father and brother worked with Mr Marshal when I was younger. Prays for your family.

  5. Aubrey and Sally Ann Morris

    The family of Mrs. Linda:
    Mrs. Linda was a very SPECIAL lady who loved her family. I am glad I had the priviledge of knowing her these last few months. She was an inspiration to everyone at Winslow Memorial Home.
    Love and prayers to all.
    Sally Morris

  6. Kay Acurio

    What a wonderful woman Miss Linda was!! She had a heart of gold. I have heard lots of stories about her great cooking and how she loved to cook for her family and friends. She was always so appreciative and when she said, “Thank you”; she meant it. Thinking of all of you. In His Love, Kay Acurio

  7. Eva Rogerson

    Aunt Linda was such a special lady. She was truly an angel on earth. now she is an angel in heaven. God be with you during this difficult times and the days thast follow.

  8. Gilda and Reuben Earl James

    To the Rogersons, we are thinking of you during this difficult time. We know you are going to miss her but hold on to the good memories.
    Reuben Earl & Gilda James

  9. Diana C Spivey

    My extended family, Your Mother was the kindest, most gentle person that I knew. She always treated my family as her own family. I will miss her loving me and mine as hers. May God be with each of you in this trying time. Diana, Arlan, and children

  10. David Sawyer, Jr. (D.L.)

    I can not express my thoughts. Miss Rogerson was always a friendly, sincere,loving and God believing woman. There was a smile and love for everyone. She always had her arms open wide for a hug and kiss. God be with you all.

  11. Linda (Hutzler) Clark

    To the Rogerson family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

    God bless you all.

  12. Janet Swain

    My thoughts and prayers are with Ms Linda’s family. She was a true lady and lived her faith every day. I have lots of memories of her at Union Church. I know today she is rejoicing with her family in heaven and with her dear friends, Ms Adelaide, Ms Wilma, Ms Evelyn and many others that she use to refer to as the “widows club”. I know you as her family have lots of memories to carry with you. God Bless and comfort you during this time.

  13. Debbie and Jimmy Sawyer

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Jimmy & Debbie Sawyer

  14. Jimmy Anderson

    To the Rogerson family, so sorry for your loss, I know how it is. When mother passed away I found comfort in reading Hebrews 13:5, it is my most sincere wish that you will also. My thoughts and prayers are with you durning this most difficult time. Sincerely, Jimmy Anderson

  15. Fred and Helen Ellinwood

    God bless all of you as you go through this special time togther. The love of your family will hold you up and keep you close now and in the future. This is the love that your mother instilled in you. She was a very special lady.
    Fred and Helen Ellinwood

  16. Steve and Joan Feehan

    You are in our prayers. We pray God will bring His strength and comfort in your time of need.

    God Bless,

    Steve and Joan Feehan

  17. Don and Jane Overton

    We know there is nothing to say that will make the hurt less. Memories will be there forever, they will never be taken away, only grow stronger. God bless each of you with comfort and strenght.

  18. Barb & Tom Layton

    Our thought and prayers are with your family. May the words in John 11:20-27 give you hope and comfort.

  19. Ron & Christine Long

    Please accept our sincerest condolences on your loss. Ms Linda was a true pillar of the communitiy and well respected by all. She will be greatly missed.

  20. Jean Ward

    Dear Fay & Family, My prayers and love go out to you during this sad time. May God’s love bring you comfort and peace of mind. Love, Jean Ward

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