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Mangum, Oklahoma 73554
Alfred Homer Rogers, age 85, of Mangum, passed away Wednesday evening, November 16, 2011, at English Village Manor, in Altus.
Mr. Rogers was born in Plainview, Oklahoma, on the family farm, on August 29, 1926 to Homer Robert and Jessie Leona (Nippert) Rogers. While attending school at Plainview, Alfred entered the United States Navy and proudly served his country. After his discharge, he returned to Plainview School to complete his high school education. While in school he met the love of his life, Doris Atwood, and they were married on August 16, 1946, and spent the next sixty-five wonderful years together before his death. A life-long farmer and rancher, Alfred worked for a time at Armco Steel and drove a truck for Jewett Scott Trucking. In the mid 1960"s, Alfred began a career in law-enforcement at the Oklahoma State Reformatory and was later elected Chief of Police, in Mangum, and later was elected Greer County Sheriff, where he served until his retirement. Alfred was one who didn"t sit idle and later worked part-time at the Mangum Golf Course. In his spare time, Alfred enjoyed spending time golfing, fishing and camping, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Helen Lively and Rhonda "Sis" Anderson and two brothers, Foy Rogers and Ralph Rogers, he is survived by his wife Doris, of the home, in Mangum; two sons, Dale Rogers and wife Brenda of Mangum and Eddie Rogers and wife Twyla of Mangum; seven grandchildren, Michael Keith Rogers and wife Shawnya of Mangum, Brandon Dale Rogers and wife Candy of Cordell, Michael Kelly Rogers and wife Holly of Mangum, Michelle Renee Huckabay and husband Devin of Mangum, Jessica Leigh Lemley and husband Bobby of Nitro West Virginia, Jordan Paul Rogers of Mangum and Allyson Dawn Rogers of Mangum; nine great grandchildren, Shelby Rogers, Jentry Rogers, Anthony Rogers, Meagan Rogers, Sarah Rogers, Nicole Rogers, Avery Rogers, Katlynn Huckabay and Kyra Huckabay; two brothers, Jimmy Rogers of Eufaula and Willie Rogers and wife Novella of Ft. Worth, Texas and a host of other relatives and many, many friends.
Funeral services for Alfred Rogers will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the Red River Cowboy Church with Pastor Darrell Coffman officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Mangum.
Online tributes may be made to the family at www.GreerFuneral.com
Mangum Red River Cowboy Church
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