Catherine Meadows Rogers, 90, of New London passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Carolinas Health Care System Stanly. Her memorial service will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3 PM at New London United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Pyatt officiating. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall from 3:30 until 5:30 immediately following the memorial service. Burial will be held in the New London Cemetery at a later date.
Born September 8, 1928 in Macon County, NC she was the daughter of the late CA Meadows and Catherine Gazelle Cansler Meadows. She graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelors of Arts and from UNCC with a Masters in Education. She was a retired elementary school teacher from New London Elementary where she taught 3rd and 4th grade. She was a member of New London United Methodist Church. Catherine loved to travel all over the world and would have loved to have visited Japan. She also enjoyed playing cards at the Senior Center, playing dominos every Friday night, being outside, and working in her garden.
Ms. Rogers was married to the late Woodrow S. Rogers who preceded her in death in 1990. She is survived by two sons; Richard Rogers (Beverly) of Blackstock, SC, and William Rogers of Sanford, NC., a daughter Catherine Kimmer (John) of New London, NC, four grandchildren; Richard Kimmer, Michael Kimmer, Amy Rogers Beaver, Abby Rogers Haberkam, six great grandchildren; Michele Kimmer, Alyson Kimmer, John Michael Kimmer, Gage Haberkam, Eli Haberkam, and Jaxson Beaver.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New London United Methodist Church, PO Box 146, New London, NC 28127.
Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Rogers family. Memorials can be made to New London United Methodist Church or to the donor’s choice.