James Dorman Rogers, 80, a Woodbury resident and Warren County native, was born Dec. 13, 1934 and died May 11 at Woodbury Health Care Center in Woodbury following an extended illness.
A retired certified welder at DeZurik Corporation and member of Elkins Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Rufus and Louise Watley Rogers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Kenneth Rogers, and four sisters, Sylvia Parker, Jean Pirtle, Sue Slatton and Joyce Northcutt.
Mr. Rogers was married to Marie Emberton Rogers of Woodbury. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two stepchildren, Teresa Diane Higgins and Jr. Davis, both of Woodbury; four step-grandchildren, Miranda Johnson, Josh Davis, Kelli Davis and Ethan Curtis; step-great-grandson, Michael Austin Johnson; brother, Thomas Rogers of McMinnville and brother-in-law, Johnny Parker of Smartt.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in High’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 13, 2015