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“Malcolm, Sam, Tony and Rogers Family, We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Your father is now in his heavenly home and...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Ethel Johnson - Hartsville, SC

“My deepest sympathy on the loss of your father and praying that your faith will give you strength in these testing times. Know that my family is...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Doris Addison - Hartsville, SC

“To the Rogers Family, I am saddened to hear of Mr. Bert's passing. Please know that you are all in my prayers and that God makes no mistakes! ...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Marc Lewis - Dayton, OH

“To the Thomas and Jacobs family we were so sorry to here of your fathers passing just wanted to let you know that the God will comfort and keep you...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Sonia Vinson - Florence, SC

“Vickie & family: Losing a love one is always difficult. We pray you find comfort in knowing "Being absent from the body, is to be present with...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Sonda & Bobby Clair - Hartsville, SC

“Just heard about the death of Mr. Bert late last night. My love and prayers go out to the family. I remeber Mr. Bert as a man of small statue with a...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Pastor Emanuel Simon - SC

“Sharron and Michel, May the prayers of those who care deeply for you provide the comfort you need to get through your time of grief. Be not...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Marcia - Oklahoma City, OK

“to vickie and family. time and prayer will keep you at peace in a time like this. sorry about the lost of your father. just remember that even thou...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: james - newport news, VA

“Mr. Bert was always a kind and soft-spoken man. I'll always remember his smile and gentleness towards me. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Mrs. Muriel Y. Graham - Atlanta, GA

“to our ypd director sis vickie jacbos and family we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. we to share with you in his loss. we know...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: mount calvary ame church ypders - SC

11 of 16 | Posted by: William {Vet}Thomas - NY

“Bro. And Sis. Thomas: The entire Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church family is praying for you. Our prayer is that God will grant your family comfort and...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Rev. And Mrs. Harvey G. Potts - OK

“Mrs. Jacobs and Family- you are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Becky W. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Becky Wetzel - Pageland, SC

“My deepest sympathy is extended to your family during this difficult time. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Stay encouraged. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Audra Marine - Hartsville, SC

“Mrs. Jacobs and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this very sad time. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanette Blackmon - Lamar, SC

“Vickie and family, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I will be praying for your family during this time of grief. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Gina Easterling - Hartsville, SC

A human spirit has taken flight from this life; from the distraction and weariness of time of the peace to eternity. We pause today to pay tribute to the life that was lived among us and to celebrate the final homegoing of ALBERTUS "BERT" ROGERS. Bert was born in Darlington County, a son of the late Henry and Della Rogers. He was educated in the Darlington County public schools, and served in the United States Air Force. He retired from Klopman Mills/Galey & Lord in Society Hill, South Carolina after working there for many years. He also worked as a taxi driver in the Hartsville community for several years. He also rendered his services faithfully as an associate with Hines Funeral Home dating back to the 1960's. Bert was a member of Kingsville United Methodist Church where he worked with the finance committee, trustee board, and United Methodist Men. Before his illness, Bert took pride in opening the church doors and making it comfortable for the members when they entered. He also served as a host for the annual NAACP Freedom Fund Celebration. Mr. Rogers was married to the former Sorfronia Blakney and this union was beautifully blessed with four children, Malcolm, Vickie, Sharron, and Sam. Mr. Rogers departed his earthy life on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in a local hospital after an illness. His presence shall surely be missed by all who knew and loved him. Through faith, family and friends will find comfort in their thoughts of him experiencing no more pain or sorrow, but being at rest now with no more suffering to bear. Surviving to cherish the memory of Albertus "Bert" Rogers are his children Malcolm Rogers and Vickie (Clinton Jr.) Jacobs, both of Hartsville, SC; Sam Rogers of Florence, SC: Sharron (Michael) Thomas of Edmond, OK, Berthena McFarland and Harold Johnson also of Hartsville, SC; his siblings Edna Gregg of Hartsville, SC; Marie (William) Greene of Brooklyn, NY and Rufus (Arlene) Rogers of Bronx, NY; his in-laws, Berthel Williams and Margaret Bryant both of Hartsville, SC and Ruben (Maggie) Blakney of Bishopville, SC; his grandchildren, Stacey (Andre) Watkins of Waco TX, Damon Rogers, LaVaciette Thomas, Jeryl Jacobs, and JaKeith Jacobs of Columbia, SC, Tony (Pam) Thomas and Moneisha Johnson both of Hartsville, SC; his great-grandchildren, Shawn, Andrea, and Julian Watkins of Waco, TX, JaKeith Jr., Jeremiah Jacobs and Damon Rogers II all of Columbia, SC, his daughter-in-law, Patricia Rogers, a very special friend of the family, Alicia Days and a host of other close relatives and very dear friends. Preceding him in death were his siblings: Amos, Edmond, LeCan, Wister, Eugene, and Laura Rogers, and Hattie R. Morgan; and his grandson, Orenthius Rogers.

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