Jacquelyn Rose Gilbert Rogers, 94, of Indianola, Mississippi, died peacefully at her home on February 16, 2022. She was born January 1, 1928, to Judson and Carolyn Gilbert in Greenville, Mississippi. Following a private family burial, a celebration of Jackie’s life will be held at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 2 pm in Indianola. A visitation will be one hour before the service. Boone Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of arrangements.
In 1948, she married Neal Denton “Pete” Rogers making their home in Indianola. She was Manager of Indianola Chamber of Commerce and secretary at Lockard Elementary School and Indianola Academy. She was a member of Indianola First United Methodist Church where she was a member of Swartz Ward Rose Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women, and participated in Explorer’s Bible Study. She loved to read and follow MSU sports. Her greatest joy was enjoying her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers, Malcolm Gilbert and Robert Gilbert, sisters Dorothy Stanford, Louise Lee, Patty Gilbert, and her great-granddaughter, Sarah Sanders Hartlein. She is survived by her son, Denton Rogers (Betty Barrett) and her daughters, Carol Wood (Ken) and Louise Hartlein (John). She also leaves her grandchildren, Richard Rogers, Reade Rogers (Brandy), Ainsley Rogers Hightower (Brad), Ann-Hayden Rogers Parker (Tim), John Rogers Wood (Jessica), Wesley Hartlein (Meredith Lynn), Denton Hartlein (Laura), and Carolyn Hartlein Noblitt (Scott), three bonus grandchildren, Christopher Polk, Anne Barrett Hazard (Matt), and Laura Phillips (Mason) and 15 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Indianola, MS 38751 or Indianola Academy, P.O. Box 967, Indianola, MS 38751.