Dorothy Nicholson Rogers, of Oxford, died Monday, March 11, 2013 in Wake County. A native of Newport News, VA, she was the daughter of the late G. C. Nicholson and Zora Allen Nicholson and widow of Eugene Rogers. Dorothy was a member of Oxford United Methodist Church where she served as secretary. She was also a member of the UMW and the Cosmopolitan Club.
Funeral service will be held at Oxford United Methodist Church on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm by Dr. David Haley. Entombment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 12:30 until 1:45 pm at the church prior to the service.
Surviving is a daughter, Barbara Rogers of Oxford. She was preceded in death by Myrtle Haskins, Glover Nicholson, Jr., Mary Woodlief, and Zora Roberson.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Oxford United Methodist Church, 105 W. McClanahan Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or to the Alzheimer Disease Foundation, 742 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.
The Rogers family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.