TRUMANN - Mr. Opie Joseph Rogers of Trumann died Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, at the age of 90. He was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Scotland, Ark., and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a retired farmer, WWII veteran of U.S. Navy and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by one son, G.R. Rogers; one grandson, Danny Kennedy; two sisters, Johnie Burk, and Ida Bell Holly; one brother, Melvin Rogers and his parents, Green and Carrie Tester Rogers.
He is survived by the his wife of 67 years, Inez Isom Rogers; five daughters, Opal Griffin of Panama City, Fla., Carolyn Burks of Anna, Texas, Linda Hassee of North Carolina, Virginia Owens of Hardy, Ark., and Judy Mooneyham of Trumann; one sister, Elane Henson of Cherokee Village, Ark.; 10 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was April 9 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Bill Willard officiating. Burial followed in Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, Ark.
Pallbearers were Clint Rogers (Grandson) Jeremy Blair, Michael Staten, Van Mooneyham, Philip Wilcockson and Carl Long.
An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.