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Bonnie Ruth RogersBonnie Ruth Rogers, 86 of Sparta passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Bonnie was born on December 1, 1934 at Keltner; the daughter of Lee and Nora (Nelson) Shortt. On February 8,1951 she was united in marriage to Pletcher Rogers. Bonnie is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Pletcher; and 7 children, Dale Rogers and wife Elaine of Hudson, Florida, Marc Rogers and wife Debbie of Harker Heights, Texas, Paula Weter and husband Wayne of Nixa, Noel Rogers and wife Karen of Oldfield, David Rogers and wife Lisa of Harker Heights, Texas, Ruth Ann Rogers of Sparta and Tom Rogers of Elkhead. She is also blessed with an extended family of 25 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, 9 siblings, a grandson Jerimiah Elden Rogers and a great grandchild Steven Gene Leonowicz. Bonnie retired from General Electric and then worked with Oxford Health Care for a number of Years. Along the way Bonnie helped bring her children to Christ, enjoyed being involved in farming, gardening, raising children and caring for those who needed any kind of assistance. She was an avid reader, very good at sewing, making and repairing clothing for those close and enjoyed Sudoku. She was always a great host of large family gatherings, a great cook and you missed out if you didn't have the chance to try her famous homemade rolls She enjoyed traveling and was happy to return to live at the 'home place' in her retirement years. Cremation Rites have been accorded and a Memorial Service will be held for Bonnie at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday. July 20, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home in Ozark. Friends & relatives are invited to a Visitation with the family one hour prior to the service, from Noon-1:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Following services, interment will be held in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 3:00 P.M. In Lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Bonnie may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Fair Haven Children’s Home.
A candle was lit in memory of Bonnie Rogers
Trish Carr Oct 25 2021 12:00 AM
She is such a lovely lady - never looked anywhere near her age. I am sure many angels were gleefully awaiting her arrival. She was an extraordinary person.
Trish Carr Oct 25 2021 12:00 AM
With Loving Memories of a special lady, our Aunt Bonnie Rogers from Karen, Bob and Shannon Fields
Karen, Bob and Shannon Jul 18 2021 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear Bonnie has left this world. I am very sorry for you and the kids Pletcher, but I am so happy for her because she has run her race and finished her course. She is where there is no more sorrow or pain and I know we'll meet again. Just know you are in my prayers because it is hard for us left here to let go. She is now where we who believe and accept Jesus as our Savior all long to be; safe forever more in the arms of Jesus.
Susie Lafferty-Sisco Jul 17 2021 12:00 AM
Pletcher, Noel, and family: We are so sorry to learn of your loss. You all are in our prayers as you say your temporary goodbyes to someone so precious to you. May God grant you strength, comfort, and peace knowing she's home with her Savior.
Loyd & Connie Todd Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM
Bonnie was truly a wonderful soul. Anytime I ever visited their home, she invited me in as though I was one of hers. May she be rejoicing on the streets of gold with Jesus, pain free at last. Heaven has gained another one, what a joyous place it will be!
Babbi Coffer Jul 13 2021 12:00 AM
When I was a kid and would visit her house she would always make me feel at home. She was such a warm and caring person. She didnt talk a lot, but you could always see the feelings in her eyes. Prayers and Hugs for the family. Love you all
Deanna Patterson Jul 13 2021 12:00 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. The whole family is in our thoughts and prayers during this time. We love you all.
Keeley, Joshua, Leighton, and Dana Jul 12 2021 12:00 AM