The funeral for Lenith Rogers will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. John Dale and Sam Wylie will officiate. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. today (Wednesday).
Mr. Rogers, 80, Elm Street, Murray, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at 6:40 p.m. at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
An Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of Glendale Road Church of Christ. He had retired after 36 years as a chemical operator at Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., and later worked for nine years as a driver for McNutt Auto Sales.
Born Jan. 12, 1929, in the Lynn Grove community, he was the son of the late Joseph Allen and Edith Mayfield Rogers. Also preceding him in death were five sisters, Faye Rogers, Eula Lee Townley, Clara Nell Tyler, Carolyn Fain and Frances Myers; two brothers, H.S. and James A. Rogers.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Rogers; two daughters, Beverly Wylie and husband, Sam, Jackson, Tenn., and Susan Rogers, Murray; one son, Eddie Rogers and wife, Kelly, Smyrna, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Stefanie Stites and husband, Andy, Cookeville, Tenn., Matthew Wylie, Jackson, Tenn., Bradley Bogard and Britney Bogard and fiancé', Ryan Houston, all of Murray, and Kyle Rogers and Cambrie Rogers, both of Smyrna; two great-grandchildren, Braxton and Blayne Bogard, both of Murray.