M.C. RogersJuly 14, 1926 ~ September 15, 2017 (age 91)
Surgoinsville: M.C. Rogers, age 91 of Surgoinsville, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Asbury Place at Kingsport. He retired from Holston Glass Co. as senior vice-president. Mr. Rogers was a member of Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a member of the Ruritan Club and a past president of the East Tennessee Walking Horse Association. Mr. Rogers was a mason and 50 year member of Overton Lodge No. 5 F. & A.M. He was a dedicated Christian who married the love of his life. He loved his sons, his grandchildren, and especially his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Evalena Price Rogers; parents, Jeff and Lana Horton Rogers; sister, Elizabeth Watts; brothers, Claude D. Rogers and T.J. Rogers.
He is survived by sons, Roger Dale Rogers and wife, Melinda of Kingsport, Morris "Moose" Rogers and wife, Doris of Surgoinsville; grandchildren, Benjamin Rogers and wife, Becky of Nashville, Sarah Johnson and husband, Jason, Morissa Diamond and husband, Glenn, all of Kingsport; great-grandchildren, Preston Diamond, Jack Diamond, Eli Johnson, Morrison C. Diamond and Hannah Johnson; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all the staff at Asbury Place for the loving care and attention they provided.
Visitation hours will 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville. Masonic funeral rites will be performed by Overton Lodge No. 5 F. & A.M. prior to the funeral service.
Funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, September 17, 2017, in the funeral home with Rev. Steve McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 803 Stanley Valley Rd., Rogersville, TN 37857 or Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800
Online condolences may be made at www.broomefuneralhome.com
BROOME FUNERAL HOME, ROGERSVILLE is honored to serve the Rogers family.