Mary Valeria Monroe Rogers, 67, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at her residence.
Final rites will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Saint Luke AME Zion Church, 410 East Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bladenboro. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville and Wednesday, Jan. 4 one hour prior to and following the service at the church. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Brooklyn Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are her daughter, Nikki Rogers of Alexandria, Va.; two sons, Bert Rogers of Whiteville and Brandon Rogers of Greensboro; three sisters, Linda Brown and Irene Blanks, both of Bladenboro and Matilda Carley of Washington, D.C.; and five grandchildren.