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Katie Annette WarnerRULEVILLE - Katie Annette Banks Rogers Warner, age 72, of Ruleville, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday October 15, 2014 after a struggle with dementia. She was born on February 15, 1942 to Gilsie and Opal (Huffman) Banks in Calhoun City, MS. In 1958, she married Alfred Rogers and they shared 30 years together until Alfred's death in 1988. Together they were devoted parents and their life together was a testimony to their children, family and friends.
In 1993 Annette married Jim Warner and spent 21 years together, during this time they enjoyed work in their church, The Church of Faith, Where she had been a Sunday school teacher. She loved to work in the community and take mission trips and hunting trips to land in the hills. Annette was one of ten children and was known as the Mother figure to her younger siblings after the passing of her father at a young age. Possessing a true servant's heart, Annette faithfully cared for family and friends. Her daily mission was to always bring a smile to others in her work and community.
Annette retired in 2007 from North Sunflower Hospital where she had served as dietary manager for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilsie and Opal Banks, husband, Alfred Rogers, brothers, Herman and Alex Banks, and sister Barbara Sue Counts.
Visitation will be held Saturday 10/18/2014 from 12:00 PM to 10/18/2014 02:00 PM at the Church of Faith Hwy 61 North Cleveland, MS. Funeral Services will follow at 02:00 PM in the Church of Faith Sanctuary. Burial will be at the Lehrton Cemetery. Reverends Mike Chamness, Chad Hopkins and Rob Banks will officiate the service.
Annette is survived by son William Alfred (Bubba) Rogers and wife Linay of Chattanooga, TN, Daughters Beverly Rogers Skeen and husband Joe of Minter City, MS, Tenna Rogers Kent and Husband Barry of Doddsville, MS., Cheryl Rogers (Tim) of Saginaw, TX and step-daughter Doris W. Parrish of Glen Allen, MS. 10 Grandchildren; Joey, Wade and Colby Skeen, Casey Annette Kent Johnson, Ryan and Anna Christian Kent, Lee and Justin Hicks, Augusta and Liam Rogers. She also leaves 15 Great grandchildren and a host a nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Church of Faith 50 Elizabeth Road Cleveland, MS 38732
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Earth has lost an angel and Heaven has gained one. I love this woman! A true GOD-loving soul, who would help anyone at anytime, no matter what was happening in her own life. Just not enough words to describe her goodness and generosity!
Rita Horton - October 17, 2014 at 10:29 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My heart was sadden when I heard of Annette's passing, but then I thought, oh my, what a glorious homecoming she must be having in heaven! Her life was a testament to her faith and her love of God and family. She was certainly a beautiful southern lady both inside and out. What a testament to Proverbs 31:10-31 her life has been. I especially like verse 28, which I believe each of you children can say about your Mom (."Her children shall rise up, and call her blessed;") She was a special lady and I cherish the friendship we had. Our prayer for each of you is that you find peace and God's comfort in the next few days. May you feel the warmth of our Savior's hand on your shoulder and know that He is walking right beside you. Love to each of you. Peggy and David Gladden
Peggy Gladden - October 16, 2014 at 11:07 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
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