Mary Williams Rogers

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Asheville ~ Mary Williams Rogers, 74, of 401 Turtle Creek Drive, died Thursday, March 18, 2004 at her residence. A native of Buncombe County, Mrs. Rogers was a daughter of the late Furman and Kezzie Lance Williams and wife of the late Billy Wilbur Rogers, who died in 2003. Mrs. Rogers was retired from American Enka following 44 years of service and a member of Long Shoals Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Ramona Stevens and her husband, Lewis, of Arden; a son, Wayne Rogers and his wife, Laura of Fletcher; 5 grandchildren, Ronda McNeill, Renee Mercado, Andrea Rogers, Christa Noon and Dawn Stevens; 3 great-grandchildren, Rebekah and Elias Mercado and Beth Ann Noon and a sister, Beatrice Dunlap. A funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road with Rev. Roger Rearden officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Pisgah View Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC 28801.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear this. I worked with Mary for a number of years and she was truly a friend in time of need. I pray that our God will give you peace and heal your hearts. Bonnie

  2. Ramona, Lewis, & family –
    May the Lord bless and keep your family and bring you peace as you remember the lovely years you shared with your mother.

  3. To the family of Mrs. Rogers,
    My deepest sympathy to each of you for the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and sister. My thoughts are with you.
    Joyce Dover
    AB Tech

  4. Ramona and Wayne…I am so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. My Mother (Opal Hunter) passed away 6 months ago, too. May God bless you and your families, and hold you close during your time of grief.

  5. Ramona, Lewis and family…I am sad to hear that your mother died. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the Lord give you strength and peace.

  6. Your mother was one of my best friends at Enka. You have our love and sympathy.
    Helen and Preston Massey

  7. What a sweet blessing we have had to have known Bill and Mary. Our condolences to their family. We all loved them. Two smiling Angels here has left us for their home in heaven. They will be missed here, but they are rejoicing in Heaven with their love ones and Jesus. God Bless, Roger and Donnie Grindstaff

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