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Minnie Allen Rogers

Minnie Allen Rogers of Boydton, age 89, widow of John Powell Rogers, passed away at her home Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.  She was born Jan. 17, 1925 to the late William Lee and Nannie Bett Coley Allen.  

A homemaker, Minnie was also employed with Craddock Terry Shoe Factory for many years and was a hostess at the Clarksville Hardee’s.  She was a member of Fields United Methodist Church.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Baisey officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Fields United Methodist Church Cemetery.  

Minnie is survived by her children and their spouses, Brenda and Todd Trickey of Halifax, Wanda and Tim Griffin of Buffalo Junction, Mike Elliott of Clarksville, Mary and Jethro Guerrant and Joe and Irene Dunn, all of Boydton.  Her 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, sisters, Dorothy Tollerson, of Boydton and Lillie Floyd of La Crosse and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.  

The family will receive friends at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home today from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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