She was born May 15, 1926, in Bryson City, N.C., to the late Bud and Sally Burns Warren. She was the widow of Jasper Carl Rogers. She was a homemaker and was a member of Mountain City Church of God.
She was preceded in death by: a son, Lloyd Carl Rogers; a daughter, Iris Violet Barker; and two brothers, Daniel Birchfield and Frank Birchfield.
Survivors include: a daughter and her husband, Lois and Ernest Nix of Rabun Gap; a brother, Wayne Birchfield of Bryson City; a sister, Mary Ann Grogg of Kingsport, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Oct. 27 at Hunter Funeral home with the Rev. Roy Conner officiating. Burial followed at Wright Cemetery in Otto, N.C., with officiating by the Rev. Marty Kilby.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Nov. 3, 2011