LuVera Adell Rogers
She was born July 21, 1914, in Jefferson County, a daughter of Walter 
A. and Lenora Mable (Duncan) Stewart. She married Geno Ralph Rogers on 
Nov. 17, 1934, in Mt. Vernon; he preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 1995. 

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 
The Rev. Jesse Allen will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Hill 
Cemetery in Sesser. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey 
Funeral Home. 

Survivors include a daughter, Lenora Baker of Mt. Vernon; a 
son, Stewart Gene Rogers and wife Linda of Nason; six grandchildren, 
Cindy Baker, Karla Salisbury, Stephanie Johnson, Crystal Lynch, Greg 
Rogers and Pam Page; 11 great-grandchildren, Brian and Blake Salisbury, 
Chelsea, Jacob and Gabriel Johnson, Jason, Kyle and Bradley Duncan, Derek 
Tepovich, Matthew Rogers and Gabriel Page; and several nieces and 

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; eight brothers, 
Albert, Charles, Virgil, Arthur, Walter, James, Bill and Bert Stewart; 
three sisters, Lela Wisely, Freda Tolley and Mildred Bott; and a 
son-in-law, Carl Baker. 

LuVera was baptized in 1935 at Elk Prairie Christian Church; in 1965, she 
joined Southwest Christian Church until her health began to fail. In her 
later years, she attended Nason Freewill Baptist Church, which was close 
to her home. LuVera was very active in the churches she belonged to; she 
was involved with the music program, she was a Sunday school teacher for 
both adults and youth, and she was a vacation Bible school teacher. She was 
also a member of the Jefferson County Home Extension and was a 4-H leader. 

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society 
and will be accepted at the church and at the funeral home or may be mailed 
to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Ill., 62864. Arrangements 
have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 
(618) 242-3348 or visit our Web site at for 
further information.

Date: 6 May 2006
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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