Inez “Pat” Rogerson, 96, of Mt. Vernon, died 6 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at Mr. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Monday, Jan. 29, 1917, in Troy, Ala., the daughter of William S. and Mary L. (Fryer) Williams. She married Roger R. Rogerson on May 31, 1943, in Akron, Ohio, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1988.
Pat was a homemaker. She was of the Protestant Faith and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by son, Roger E. Rogerson and wife Judy of College Place, Wash.; daughter, Carol Thomas and husband Jim of Mt. Vernon; eight grandchildren, Andrea Allen of Geneseo, Beth Guest and husband Carl of Lake Geneva, Wi., Angie Dalgleish and husband Steve of Walla Walla, Wash., Sarah Rogerson of Spokane, Wash., Lisa Katalin and husband Ty of Longview, Wash., Joe Rogerson and wife Diana of Winlock, Wash., Gena Guie and husband Spencer of Pleasant Grove, Utah and Jamie Wheeler of husband Jay of Mt. Vernon; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Private services will be held. Interment will be at Old Shiloh Cemetery in Jefferson County.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Wounded Warriors Program or to Jefferson County Operation Iraqi Freedom and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.