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Sylvester Rogers

March 21, 1949 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 71)

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Before the rise of the sun on October 4, 2020, the Angel of Mercy carried our brother and uncle home to be with the Lord.

Mr. Sylvester Rogers was born in Thomaston, Alabama, on March 21, 1949. He was the third child born to the late Mr. Lonnie Rogers and Mrs. Effie Story Rogers.

He confessed Christ at a young age and joined the Macedonia Baptist Church of Leeds, Alabama, under the leadership of Rev. I. B. Perry

Sylvester was deeply loved by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Lonnie and Mrs. Effie Rogers, and siblings Michael Rodgers, Curtis Rodgers, Charles Rodgers, Lonnie Rodgers, Jr. 

He leaves to cherish his loving memories, seven siblings: Ms. Rosie Moore, Mrs. Essie Brown, Mr. Lonnie Jones of Leeds, Alabama, Mr. Fred Rodgers, Ms. Veronica Jones of Birmingham, Alabama, Mrs. Velma Smith of Boston, Massachusetts, Mrs. Jacqueline Jackson of Los Angeles, California; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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October 15, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dante Jelks Funeral Home LLC.
4904 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35222

Funeral Service
October 16, 2020

10:00 AM
Moton Hill Cemetery
235 Texas Avenue
Leeds, AL 35094

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