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Obituary: Betty Frances Rogers; Texarkana


betty-rogers-pictureBetty Frances Rogers, 78, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at a hospital in Texarkana.

Mrs. Rogers was born Aug. 23, 1938, in Nashville, Ark. Betty was the daughter of the late Edgar and Kathleen Smithson of Nashville. Mrs. Rogers was also preceded in death by two loving husbands, Ronald Oliver and J.T. Rogers.

She was a retired postmaster with 26 years of service in McCaskill, Ark. She was a devout Christian and a member of the Hampton Road Church of Christ of Texarkana, Texas.

Survivors include: a daughter, Debra Oliver, of Texarkana, Texas; two step-daughters, Ann Smithson and Sue Feemster, both of Ashdown; two brothers, Carroll Smithson of Nashville, and Gene Smithson of Ashdown; one sister ,Ruth Cooper of Nashville; a special sister-in-law, Bennie Hobson of Mena; four step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews, and a number of friends and family.

Services were Sunday Dec. 4, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville, Ark., with Jerry Monholland officiating. Burial followed at County Line Cemetery under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home.

Visitation was prior to service, from 1:30 p.m. to service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her favorite charity, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2222

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com.

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