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Military Graveside Service

Seahorn's Chapel Cemetery
Wednesday October 6th, 2021
11:00am

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Memorial Service

First Baptist Church, Morristown
Wednesday October 6th, 2021
1:00pm

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Eligah "EM" Rogers

Eligah “EM” Rogers, age 83 of White Pine, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021. EM was a retired chemist at BASF and retired Staff Sargent for the United States Army Medical Corp, a member of First Baptist Church, Morristown, a board member for Jefferson County Nursing Home, a former employee of Westside Chapel Funeral Home, a volunteer with Remote Area Medical, a volunteer with First Love on Main, a honorary member of Phi Delta Theta. EM and Linda managed to travel to 49 states over the course of their retirement. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Zettie Rogers; sister, Addie Mae Rogers Henry. EM is survived by his wife of 59 years Linda Wood Rogers; sons, Stuart (Joy) Rogers, Chad (Marty Suitor) Rogers; granddaughters, Erin (Joe) Bilotti, Jenna Rogers; great-grandson, Micah Bilotti. A military graveside service will be held at Seahorns Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:00 am and a memorial service will be at 1:00 pm in First Baptist Church, Morristown with Reverend Tim Bray officiating. The family has requested, In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to First Love on Main, 504 West Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Due to Covid, everyone is encouraged to abide by all CDC guidelines with masks and social distancing.


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One of the finest men I've ever known.

Jimmy Claborn Oct 8 2021 12:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eligah Rogers

Roger and Amy Maxey Oct 7 2021 10:51 PM

I am truly sorry for your loss Chad. I am praying for comfort and healing for you and your family.

Bill Hartley Oct 7 2021 10:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eligah Rogers

Betty J. Martin Oct 6 2021 2:50 PM

CERTAINLY A GREAT LOSS OF THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS. HAVE NOTHING BUT FOND MEMORIES OF HIM AND HIS SON STUART IN THE NATIONAL GUARD. PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY.

LARRY E. SOUTHERLAND Oct 6 2021 12:08 PM

Dear Linda and family so sorry for your Loss was glad that I got to make friends with you and E M . we enjoyed ball games and pop corn, God Bless you and your family.,

Mildred Jones Oct 6 2021 9:50 AM

Our hearts fill sympathy to the Rogers Family. I always looked forward to our visits to the home place. EM and Linda always made great efforts to come to South Carolina for reunions and even to pay respect to the Messer and Styles families. We will miss him in South Carolina.

Steve Foster Oct 5 2021 8:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eligah Rogers

JoAnn snyder Oct 5 2021 8:01 PM

Dear Cuz Joy and family praying for all of you God bless!

Donna McGinnis Oct 5 2021 1:30 PM

Dear Linda & family. So sorry to hear about E. M. Just a note to let you know that you are in our prayers. Keep your Faith and God will get you through.

Diane Roberts Oct 4 2021 9:59 PM

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