Alonia Washington Rogers, 78, departed this life on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at UTMB Hospital.
Alonia was born October 12, 1932, in Brenham, TX to Willie and Mary Santee Washington. She was a longtime resident of Galveston.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Roy Lee Rogers; sisters, Willie Mae Steward and Dorothy Washington; brother, Henry Washington.
She leaves precious memories with her husband, Frank Rogers, Sr.; son, Frank Rogers, Jr.; daughter, Frankie Rogers Lister; brothers, James, Edward (Barbara), Roosevelt(Bertha), Eugene, and George Washington, Sr. (Irma); sisters, Freddie Mae Nickerson, Jewel Compton and Mildred Freeman (Deonjia); six grandchildren , 14 great grandchildren; special grandchildren, Destiny L. Thibodeaux, Derrick Bland, Jr., Reginald III, and Re’Hanna Handy; aunt, Myrtle Taylor; special godchild, Phillis Threadgill; host of nieces nephews other relatives and friends
Visitation will begin at 12 Noon Saturday, July 16, 2011, followed by a service celebrating her life at 2:00 PM at St. John Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.