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Information for Rev. Flossie Marie Vance Rogers Henifin

11 November, 1912 - 15 December, 1996

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

17 December, 1996
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Rev. Flossie Henifin

    Rev. Flossie Marie Rogers Henifin, 84, of Nampa, went home to be with her Savior and Lord, Sunday morning Dec. 15, 1996.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday December 18, at New Life Church.  Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
    Flossie was born Nov. 11, 1912, in Omaha, Neb., to Rev. Ross E. and Florence Vance.  She was the first of twelve children.  At age 12 she walked 900 miles from Omaha to Missouri with all the family's belongings.  In 1927, at age 15, she married Harry Rogers in St. Joe, Oklahoma.  They had two sons.
    In 1942, she married Harley Henifin in Elko, Nevada.  Together they had 3 children.  Flossie was stepmother to Harley's 3 daughters from a previous marriage.  They lived most of their life in Idaho.  Flossie worked for many years at the state school and later boarded young girls needing loving care.
    Altogether, Flossie was mother and friend to eight children, 30 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren.  Flossie received her ministerial license in 1990 and was co-pastor at New Life Church.
    She is survived by 3 sisters, Tina Gilman, Rosalee Newlin, and Louise Mitchel; 4 brothers, Victor Vance, Vernan Vance, Joe Vance, and Charlie Vance; 5 children, Richard Rogers, Glen Rogers, Harley Henifin Jr., Vicki Lawrence, Edna Harris; 2 stepdaughters, Nadyne Cumbra, and Shyreen Ruppert.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Henifin; 2 brothers, Marvin Vance and Paul Vance; 1 sister, Leoda Miller; and 1 stepdaughter, Delores Hardiman.
    Friends may call today, December 17, until 9 p.m., at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.



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