Tessie Rogers

Published 3:52 pm Friday, March 10, 2017

Tessie Mizell Rogers, 92, a resident of Isabel, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center.

She worked at the Mizell Grocery Store in Isabel for 23 years and also at Hall’s Catfish House for 12 years. Tessie was a faithful member of Berry’s Creek Pentecostal Church for 60 years. She enjoyed working in her yard and tending her flowers. She also enjoyed completing word puzzles and quilting. She was a great cook that loved spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by: two daughters and a son-in-law, Paulette Jenkins of Isabel, and Denise and Travis Thomas of Thomas; son and daughter-in-law, Martin “L.B.” Rogers and James Henri Rogers of Franklinton; six grandchildren and spouses; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister and brother-in-law, Odeal and Vester Sharp of Stony Point; two brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Rita Mizell of Franklinton, and Huey and Gloria Mizell of Isabel; sisters-in-law, Delorice Mizell of Isabel, and Lillie Mae Byers of Covington; and also numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Freddie Rogers; parents, Luther Mizell and Lillie Carpenter Mizell; sisters, Mary Pugh, Mae Dutruch, Alda Sharp; and brothers Tom Mizell, O.J. Mizell and Thad Mizell.

Visitation was at Crain Funeral Home on Friday, March 10, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday, March 11, at the First Apostolic Church (formerly Berry’s Creek Church), 54112 Highway 60, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the church at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Willie Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in the Mizell Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Adam Bush, Jeremy Whaley, Daniel Sabillon, Jonathan Freeman, Marty Rogers and Taylor Smith.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.