Creola Gobble Rogers

Published 2:42 pm Monday, June 29, 2020

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Mrs. Creola Gobble Rogers, 70, of Sheffield Road, Mocksville, died on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at her home.

She was born Dec. 21, 1949 in Davie County to the late Felix Vestal and Cloyce White Gobble.

Mrs. Rogers was a graduate of Davie County High School and was a homemaker for many years. She also worked for Davie County Schools, U.S. Airways, and Woodmen of the World. She loved Jesus and had a strong faith that did not waiver through her journey. She spread the word with music and performed many times solo, and with her two sisters. She truly loved singing. She also loved her children and grandchildren and made sure to spend as much time with them as possible. The beach was her favorite spot and she enjoyed many trips there with family and friends, for fun and fishing. She had a strong will, determined mind, and was not afraid to stand up for herself. She spent many years compiling photos and stories and then completed multiple family history books. She was a member of Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and helped with children’s church for many years. She was married to Robert Rogers for 50 years. Mrs. Rogers will be remembered as a servant of God and a kind mother, wife, and friend.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Robert Dwight Rogers; and a son, Dennis Clark Rogers.

Survivors: 3 sons, Robert Shane Rogers, Philip Rogers and Andrew Rogers (Diana), all of Mocksville; grandchildren, Torri Rogers Ginther, Zach Rogers, Aidan Rogers, Alex Rogers and Brandon Rogers; a great-grandson, Greyson Clark Ginther; 3 sisters, Myrtle Stroud (Wade), Vauda Ellis (Robert), and Phyllis Hockaday (Dexter); several cousins; and many special friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 30 on the grounds of Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church with the Revs. Franklin Myers and Ben Mull officiating. Bring a lawn chair. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. At the request of the family, please wear mask and gloves.

Memorials: Clark Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Bruce Gibson, 1038 Ijames Church Road, Mocksville; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.