Saturday, May 24, 2014
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Lewis Lawrence Rogers
SYLVESTER - The funeral services for the late Mr. Lewis Lawrence Rogers of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany , Georgia , will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the First African Baptist Church in Sylvester , Georgia with the Reverend Dr. Daniel Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Shepard Memorial Garden Cemetery in Sylvester , Georgia . Lewis Lawrence Rogers, affectionately known by his family as “Pig” was born on December 24, 1948 in Sylvester , Georgia . He was an accomplished graduate of J. W. Holley High School in 1966. He was a talented trumpet player under the direction of Mr. Banks. Afterwards Lewis graduated from Monroe Area Technical College . In June of 1972, Lewis married the love of his life, Geraldine Rushing, which was later completed by the birth of their only son, Nicholas Gerard in March of 1981. Lewis is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Geraldine, son and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Maya; grandson, Cameron Gerard; mother and stepfather, Rowena and Joseph (Sr.) Morgan; two brothers, Joseph (Kimberly) Morgan Jr. and Lewis (Annie Jean) Greene; two sisters, Laurastene V. Rogers and Lottie Y. Powell; two sister-in-laws, Brenda Rushing and Flora Lester; four brother-in-laws, Earnest, Roy (Bessie), and Raymond (Joy) Rushing and Leon (the late Vaneesa) Dover; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews.
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