Rogers, Sarah Frances Jones (Dalton)

Saturday, February 3, 2018
Sarah Rogers
Sarah Rogers

Sarah Frances Jones Rogers, 94, of Dalton, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Hamilton Medical Center. 

She was the daughter of the late James and Florence Bray Jones and was preceded in death by her husband, Arlo “Happy” Rogers; grandson, Mark Andrew Lowrance; great-grandchild, Bridget Fowler and all of her siblings. 

Sarah is survived by her children, Loretta and Johnie Reeves of Kingston, Ga., Leroy and Linda Rogers of McDonough, Ga. and Larry Rogers of Dalton; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. 

Services will be on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mineral Springs United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gordon Delashmitt officiating. 

Burial will be in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mineral Springs United Methodist Church or Cemetery, c/o Gordon Delashmitt, 71 North Way, Chatsworth, Ga. 30705.

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