|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1894|
St. Clair County
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1982|
Oliver was born in St. Claire County, Missouri to Agustus A. Rogers and Sarah F. Bledsoe. He moved to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma in 1916, where he worked as a blacksmith in his father's shop until 1939. He later worked as a carpenter until his retirement. During this time, he built the home he lived in with his own hands, as well as the homes on either side of him on Date Street in Broken Arrow.
He was the last of his siblings to marry, and he married late in life as he stayed at home to care for his parents until they both passed. He married Eva Ellen (last name unk) date unk. They had no children, but he helped raise Eva's daughter. Eva passed in 1963.
Mutual friends introduced him to widow Susie Rebecca Campbell Carpenter in late 1964. They married on January 5, 1965, and were together till his death in 1982. He passed 6 days before his 88th birthday in the Veteran's Hospital in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Oliver served his county in the service of the Army during WWI. He was a "doughboy" in France at the tailend of the war.
He was an active member of the Northside Freewill Baptist Church in Broken Arrow, the Broken Arrow Chapter of the Rebecca/Oddfellow Lodge, and the Chow and Chatter Club for over 50's.
He is survived by his wife of the home, Susie; two brothers, Fred F. Rogers and Willie W. "Bill" Rogers, both of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; a step-daughter, June Raney of Coweta, Oklahoma; a step-son, Donald Carpenter of Tulsa; two granddaughters, Cheryl Moore of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and LaDonna Lewis of Houston, Texas; four great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter. He will be laid to rest beside his first wife, Eva, in the Park Grove Cemetery in Broken Arrow.
Augustus A Rogers (1866 - 1939)
Sarah F Bledsoe Rogers (1872 - 1944)
Eva Ellen Rogers (1892 - 1963)
Susie Rebecca Campbell Carpenter Rogers (1900 - 1989)
Oliver Albert Rogers (1894 - 1982)
Lola Grace Rogers Lytle (1898 - 1977)*
Fred F Rogers (1901 - 1986)*
Willie W Rogers (1907 - 2000)*
Park Grove Cemetery
Plot: Section L, Block 38, Lot 1, Space 3
Maintained by: Cheryl Moore
Originally Created by: Charlie Crocker
Record added: Jan 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10261493
Happy Belated Easter, Grandpa Oliver. We sure do miss you.|
Added: Apr. 8, 2015
Happy Birthday early, Grandpa Oliver. Rest with the angels.|
Added: Mar. 5, 2015
Happy Angel Day. It's a couple of days late, but you were thought of and sorely missed. We love you. Rest in peace.|
Added: Mar. 5, 2015
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