2010-08-05 / Obituaries

Murel H. Rogers

March 6, 1924 - August 1, 2010

Murel passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the Wellington Place in Temple, Texas.

Murel H. Rogers was born on March 6, 1924 in Waco, Texas to Jeremiah & Lonie (Dennis) Rogers. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a retired truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters and one brother.

Murel is survived by four sons, Dennis Rogers of Bakersfield, CA, Jimmy & Jo Ann Rogers of Arlington, Jay & Willa Rogers of Waco and Michael & Elva Rogers of Lexington; one daughter, Patsy Metcalf of Richardson; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three stepchildren, Dr. Carl Altenburger of Ocala, FL, Cory Altenburger of Ocala, FL and Christie Bamberry of Coco Beach, FL and a brother, Jimmy Rogers of Fairfield.

Funeral services for Murel Rogers, 86 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor Brent Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Lexington or the First Baptist Church of Temple.

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