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Nelda M. Rogers

March 15, 1936 — March 9, 2023


Nelda M. Rogers, 86, of Pampa, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Pampa.


No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors and Crematory.


Nelda was born on March 15, 1936, in Pampa to Fred and Ella Bea Smart. She grew up in Pampa and attended Pampa schools, graduating in 1954. Soon after high school, she met and married Bob Rogers. Together they owned and operated Rogers Dental Lab, where Nelda worked as the office manager. Bob preceded her in death on February 2, 2018.


Nelda was an active member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, serving in the vestry and altar guild. She was a woman of strong faith and loved serving the Lord. She also enjoyed her vacations to the mountains in New Mexico with the family, where they would stay in their cabin and go skiing. Nelda was a sweet and caring lady and will be greatly missed by her family.


Nelda is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob; and a sister, Frances Burchfield.


She is survived by her three daughters, Cindy Holt and husband Randy of Pampa, Debbie Guffey and husband Daryl of Bentonville, Arkansas, and Sheri Cross and husband Deven of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Valerie Hill and husband Brandon, Brendon Padilla and wife Leah, Saige Cross and wife Maisie, Beck Cross, and Tatum Cross; six great-grandchildren, Rhett Hill, Brant Hill, Jarren Hill, Emme Hill, Ava Padilla, and Nash Padilla; and several other extended family members.


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