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2012-07-19 / Obituaries

Gaten Dismukes Rodgers

December 6, 1920 - July 13, 2012

Mrs. Rodgers passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012 in Humble, Texas.

Gaten Madge Dismukes Rodgers was born on December 6, 1920 in Blue, Texas to Chester A. & Margie A. (Hutson) Dismukes. She was united in marriage to George Laris Rodgers on December 26, 1939. She was a member of the Airline Manor Baptist Church in Houston where she had led the IGA’s for many years. Gaten and George enjoyed their frequent trips to the farm in Lexington until his sudden death in 1984. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and visiting with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers and two sisters.

Gaten is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara & Leo LaRue of Brenham; her son, Dan Rodgers of Houston; five grandchildren, Keith & Terri Kropik of Porter, Stacy Kropik of Humble, Regina & Craig Archer of Humble, Damon & Leslie LaRue of New Braunfels and Jamie Rodgers of Giddings; four great grandchildren, Jake Kropik of Humble, Luke Kropik of Humble, Cassie & Tim Archer of Austin and Aubrey Rodgers of Giddings; sister, Oma Glaser of Cameron and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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