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
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
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.