2008-05-08 / Obituaries


Norma Dell Sollie Rogers, 88, of Sweet Water died April 28, 2008 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss.

She was born Oct. 21, 1919 in Stonewall, Miss. She was a member of Aimwell Baptist Church. She was a former postmistress of the Aimwell Post Office, a former seamstress with Vanity Fair and a former Avon representative.

Survivors include four sons, David D. (Carolyn) Rogers, Donald K. (Patsy) Rogers, Richard M. (Sybil) Rogers, all of Sweet Water, Floyd R. (Norma Jean) Rogers, Brandon, Miss.; one brother, Roger William (Katherine) Sollie, Dothan; one sister, Evelyn Brantley, Daphne; two sister-inlaws, Inez Rogers, Montgomery, Mary Sollie Upchurch, Grove Hill; three grandsons, Tony Rogers, Tim Rogers, Greg Rogers; one granddaughter, Bridget Rogers; several nephews, nieces and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Mayton Rogers; her father, Rev. H.V. Sollie, her mother, Ida Evan Sollie, two brothers, Alfred Sollie and James Warren Sollie.

The service was April 30 at 10 a.m. at Aimwell Baptist Church in Sweet Water with Revs. Don White, Scott Armstrong and Bo Brantley officiating. Burial was in the Aimwell Baptist Church Cemetery. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Glen Sollie, Shawn Brantley, Mark Brantley, Reagan Daniels, James Rogers, James Evans and Bo Evans.

Honorary pallbearers were the Senior Ladies Sunday School Class at Aimwell Baptist Church.

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