Myrtle Lyda Rogers

October 13, 2010
Myrtle Lyda Rogers

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Myrtle Lyda Rogers of Fruitland passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Nancy Jane Owenby Lyda of Edneyville, and wife of the late Lawrence M. Rogers. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Otho Lyda; sisters, Sue Reed, Ira Duncan, and Phyllis Lyda.

She was a member of the Fruitland United Methodist Church. She was formerly employed by Cranston Print Works, and was a long-time member of the Henderson County Curb Market.

Surviving are her three daughters, Lauren Sitton, Olivia Henderson, and Dianne Jones; three grandsons, Eric Sitton, Keith Jones, and Kevin Jones; and four great-grandchildren, Ellis Sierra, Jaiden Jones, Mckinley Sitton, and Hannah Sitton.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Fruitland United Methodist Church. The Reverend Jerry Warren will officiate. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Fruitland United Methodist Church General Fund, 66 S. Mills Gap Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792


Saturday, October 16, 2010
12:00 AM

Fruitland United Methodist Church - Directions
66 S. Mills Gap Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • October 15, 2010
    Debbie Justice says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. I am touched by the love and duty that she inspired in each of you. She was very special. Love, Debbie

  • October 15, 2010
    Barbara Freeman Bohannon says:
    Lauren and Oliva I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother I do hope she had not been sick. I remember her as a lovely lady. Lost my Mom last year and its hard. My thoughts and prayers are with you both and your family.

  • October 16, 2010
    John & Terry Black says:
    Diane, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family during this most difficult time. She is at peace now and out of pain. Her picture is so beautiful.

  • October 26, 2010
    nell cagle says:
    Hey Kids, I am a cousin(doc's daughter)Mom was a special person to me,she was beautiful inside and out.She had a demenor about her that reminded me of your Gramps Millard.So very easy to talk to.My prayers are with you.when my Mom died half my world died too.