Ellen Louise RogersLittle Rock, AR, 1930 - 2018 0comment
Ellen Louise Glenn Rogers, 88, passed away on August 8, 2018. She was born March 29, 1930 in Coldwater, Miss. to James Kirk (JK) Glenn Sr. and Louise McKinnon Glenn.
Ellen is survived by her daughter, Deborah Ellen Rogers Critzer (Rex) of Little Rock; her sister, Michie Webster (Neal) of Grand Prairie, Texas; and her brother, Joel K. Glenn (Martha) of Fort Worth, Texas.She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Rogers; her parents; her step-mother, Frances Glenn; and her brother, James Kirk Glenn, Jr. of Houston, Texas.
Ellen graduated from high school at Northwest Junior College in Senatobia, Miss. where she was voted Most Beautiful her senior year. She and John moved to Oxford, Miss. so he could attend college at Ole Miss. They lived in Memphis a few years before settling in Little Rock. They became lifelong members of the First Baptist Church. Throughout her life she enjoyed cooking, decorating, traveling, and antiquing. She and her husband enjoyed camping with friends as young adults and gardening in their senior years. They were avid Ole Miss fans attending many football games and graduations of family members. Ellen was a devoted wife and mother. She spent hours sewing beautiful clothes for her young daughter and taking her to years of piano and voice lessons.
Special thanks to the staff of Fox Ridge Chenal, Baptist Hospital, and Briarwood Nursing and Rehabilitation for their loving care of Ellen.
A family graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2018 , at Mt Zion Cemetery in Independence, Miss. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Arkansas Baptist Children's Home, 10 Remington Drive, Little Rock, Ark. 72204.
Published August 10, 2018
OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock