WINSTON-SALEM-Milton Edward Rogers, 78, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 31, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with the Rev. Jud Milam officiating. Burial followed in Parklawn Memorial Park.
He was born in Franklin County to William and Bertha Privette Rogers. He was raised at J.O.U.A.M. Home in Lexington and was a member of World-Wide Church of God. He retired from the Winston-Salem Journal after 20 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; three sisters; and a son, Michael Rogers.
Surviving: wife, Marion Moore Rogers; daughters, Cathy Golding (Lloyd) of Winston-Salem, Cheryl Queen (Tim) of Winston-Salem, and Connie Rogers of San Antonio, Tex.; a son, Milton Edward Rogers, Jr. of Raeford; four grandchildren; one great- grandchild; sister, Diza Morris (Roby) of Denton; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to American Children’s Home, P. O. Box 1288, Lexington, NC 27293-1288.
Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.