Mary Elizabeth Rogers, age 82, of Thayer, Missouri passed away September 20, 2023, in Thayer, Missouri. Mary was born December 28, 1940, in Oregon County, Missouri to Willis and Velia “Combs” Thompson.
Mary was married to Earl D. “Buddy” Rogers in Alton, Missouri on December 20, 1961. They were happily married for 56 years before his passing. Mary’s life revolved around her family and loved ones.
She was a loving wife, mother, and “Granny” to Keeley. Mary, Buddy, and Earl, as a family, owned and operated Rogers Service Station for over 46 years. When she was not working, Mary loved being outside tending to her flowers and shrubs. She loved cooking and baking all kinds of desserts. Mary will be remembered for her kind heart and ability to never meet a stranger. She loved talking to others and could carry on a conversation with anyone and everyone.
She is survived by one son, Earl Rogers of Thayer, Missouri; granddaughter, Keeley Rogers of Ozark, Missouri; three brothers; several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents Willis and Velia Thompson; her husband Earl D. “Buddy” Rogers of Thayer, Missouri; eight brothers and sisters; daughter-in-law Lisa Rogers of Thayer, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri. Visitation Saturday September 23, 12:00-2:00p.m.
Interment will be on Saturday, September 23, 2023, in Thayer Cemetery , Thayer Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.