LuVera Adell Rogers
She was born July 21, 1914, in Jefferson County, a daughter of Walter
A. and Lenora Mable (Duncan) Stewart. She married Geno Ralph Rogers on
Nov. 17, 1934, in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 1995.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
The Rev. Jesse Allen will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Hill
Cemetery in Sesser. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey
Survivors include a daughter, Lenora Baker of Mt. Vernon; a
son, Stewart Gene Rogers and wife Linda of Nason; six grandchildren,
Cindy Baker, Karla Salisbury, Stephanie Johnson, Crystal Lynch, Greg
Rogers and Pam Page; 11 great-grandchildren, Brian and Blake Salisbury,
Chelsea, Jacob and Gabriel Johnson, Jason, Kyle and Bradley Duncan, Derek
Tepovich, Matthew Rogers and Gabriel Page; and several nieces and
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; eight brothers,
Albert, Charles, Virgil, Arthur, Walter, James, Bill and Bert Stewart;
three sisters, Lela Wisely, Freda Tolley and Mildred Bott; and a
son-in-law, Carl Baker.
LuVera was baptized in 1935 at Elk Prairie Christian Church; in 1965, she
joined Southwest Christian Church until her health began to fail. In her
later years, she attended Nason Freewill Baptist Church, which was close
to her home. LuVera was very active in the churches she belonged to; she
was involved with the music program, she was a Sunday school teacher for
both adults and youth, and she was a vacation Bible school teacher. She was
also a member of the Jefferson County Home Extension and was a 4-H leader.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society
and will be accepted at the church and at the funeral home or may be mailed
to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Ill., 62864. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call
(618) 242-3348 or visit our Web site at www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for
Date: 6 May 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman