Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Burnetts in:
 • Oleander Memorial Gardens
 • Wilmington
 • New Hanover County
 • North Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Ruth Rogers Burnett
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 24, 1923
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 30, 2006
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Burnett died at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
She was born to the late Ruth Neely and Julius Franklin Rogers, and was a Wrightsville Beach resident for fifty-two years. Ruth was a fine Christian woman with noble characteristics which she leaves as a legacy to her family. She was an unselfish, caring person who quietly gave of herself, volunteering in many different ways. She could be found delivering meals on wheels, bringing cheer to shut-ins, or telling the history of the Seagate Trolley at the Wrightsville Beach Museum. Her God-given talent was having a way with words by writing beautiful poetry and teaching both children and adults. She was an active member of Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church for fifty-two years where she served in many roles. She was a teacher, a deacon, and served on many committees. Her most significant ministry was that of Adult Sunday School teacher for over forty years. Her special gift of teaching affected many lives.
She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Bobby , in September 2005; a brother, Julius Franklin Rogers Jr., and a sister, Mrs. Texie Hines.
Surviving is her loving family, daughter, Robbie B. Hodges and husband Glenn W. Hodges; grandson, Tate Burnett Hodges; sister, Mrs. Beatrice R. Beasley; sister-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Zepkin (Eugene) of Newport News, VA. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Julius Franklin Rogers (1898 - 1980)
  Ruth Beatrice Neely Rogers (1894 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Shepard Burnett (1923 - 2005)
 
 Siblings:
  Texie Ida Winke Hines (1913 - 1999)**
  Ruth Rogers Burnett (1923 - 2006)
  Julius Franklin Rogers (1925 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oleander Memorial Gardens
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15512020
Ruth <i>Rogers</i> Burnett
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
Ruth <i>Rogers</i> Burnett
Added by: John Evans
 
Ruth <i>Rogers</i> Burnett
Added by: John Evans
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Michelle ღ💕
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014
You were my father's first cousin.
- Sharlotte Donnelly
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013

- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 30, 2013
There are 5 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service