Shirley Jean Rogers, 75, of Lepanto, Arkansas departed this life on September 10, 2017 at her home. She was born on August 14, 1942 to Earnest Ray and Estylee Inez Peel Pilgrim. She was a member of West Ridge Baptist Church and a volunteer at Stevens Square. She enjoyed playing cards with her sisters, baking, cooking, traveling, listening to live bands and spending time with her family and friends.
Shirley is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Billy Rogers, parents, two brothers: Mack Pilgrim and V.L. Pilgrim, grandson: Andrew Rogers and daughter in law: Patricia Rogers.
Mrs. Rogers is survived by one son: Billy Rogers Jr. of Tyronza, three daughters: Judy Sipes (Jimmy) of Lepanto, Lorie Sharp (Jack) of Etowah and Diana Rogers of Lepanto, three sisters: Joyce Gatlin of Lepanto, Betty Rogers of Lepanto and Paulette Stovall of Lepanto, six grandchildren: Shawn Rogers (Jessica), Kayla Rogers, Carly Rogers, Kenny Rogers (Lee-Anna), Tiffany Russell (Dwayne) and Trevor Rogers and five great grandchildren: Scotty Russell, Drake Rogers, Bentley Russell, Rhett Rogers and Sawyer Rogers.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:00pm at Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until service time.
Interment will follow at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto.