Graveside service for Hester Mae Rogers, 85, of Lawton will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma.
Mrs. Rogers passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 in Lawton.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions masks and social distancing are required at funeral home and the cemetery.
Hester was born on February 27, 1935 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to William Armstrong and Lizzy Bruce. She grew up in Baton Rouge where she attended school. She married Mance Rogers in Baton Rouge, LA traveled through the military, serving three tours in Germany, one year in Berlin, coming to Fort Riley Kansas, and retiring at Fort Sill, Oklahoma where they remained for 55 years. Mr. Rogers passed away on September 4, 2020 after 65 years of marriage. Hester loved to cook and take care of her family. She enjoyed shopping, gardening, and soap operas.
She is survived by two daughters, Abigail Green and Marsha Riggins and husband, Duke; her grandchildren: Devante Green, Eric Clements, Geno Horsley, Lionel Clements, Tanya Castro, Joseph Castro and Ranida Hanley and husband Jason Hanley Sr.; and four great grandchildren, Ava Hanley, Amria Hanley, Jason Hanley Jr., and Isaiah Hanley.
Proceeded in death by her parents; her husband, her daughter, Sharon Clements; her grandson, Shawn Clements; and three sisters.
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