Mrs. Eunice Stone Rogers, age 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 17, 2018 after a long illness. She passed with her loving family around her. She was born on May 28, 1926 to Sallie J. Bowles and Eben Stone in Martinsville, Virginia.
She was a charter member of Smith Memorial Baptist Church. In her early years of service to the Lord, she sang in the Choir and taught children of all ages. The Women’s Missionary Union was a large part of her service. Later in life, she served on many committees within the Church.
She retired after 40 years of service at Casey’s of Williamsburg, loving her co-workers and customers. Also, she was a member of the Norge Community Club.
She enjoyed bowling for many years on the Casey’s Team with the Night Owl League at Williamsburg Bowling Alley. She bowled with the same three team members and herself.
She loved short trips with her sisters-in-law, Mae Rogers, Elsie Lawson, Lorraine Rogers and sister, Belva Stone.
She loved all her friends that she made while working and those she went to church with, and the friends she made in the community of Norge over the 62 years she lived there.
Mrs. Rogers was preceded in death by both parents Eben and Sallie Stone, Russell Stone, Howard Stone, Clifton Stone (brothers) and husband W. Turner Rogers. They were married October 19, 1946, married 47 years before his death.
She left behind Belva Stone (sister) and Liz Stone (sister-in-law) of Martinsville. Two children, Mark Rogers Sr. (Janet) of Norge and daughter Jane Raynes (Dean) of Madison, Virginia; four grandchildren Mark Rogers Jr. (Shannon), Denise Campbell (Keith), Justin Raynes (Brooke) and Philip Raynes (Mia); three great grandchildren Stephanie Rogers, Austin Rogers, and Mathias Campbell; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at Bucktrout Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm. A funeral service will be held at Smith Memorial Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 1:00pm with interment to follow at Williamsburg Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Smith Memorial Baptist Church building fund (6515 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188) or the James City County Volunteer Rescue Squad in Toano, VA 23168.
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