Easley, S.C.- Mrs. Ruth Poss Rogers, 88, of Easley, S.C., wife of the late Francis C. "Speedy" Rogers, died surrounded by her loved ones Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, at her home.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde Gravley Jr., Rev. Edwin Taylor and the Rev. Ken Whitt officiating. Burial followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Born in Wilkes County, the daughter of the late Leonard and Jettie Lee Poss, Mrs. Rogers retired from Alta Vista Nursing Home. She was a member of Galillee Baptist Church and the Jon Ellen Gravley Sunday School Class.
She is survived by two sons, Robert "Bob" Rogers and Elizabeth of Easley, Leonard N. Rogers, and Sherry of Escondido, Calif.; three sisters, Leila Nunnally, Helen Phillips and Annette Thigpen, all of Georgia; one brother, John E. Poss of Florida; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Janie Ruth Holden, four brothers, Warren, Boyce, Thomas and Cecil Poss and one sister, Ralphine Powers.