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Donna Harper Rogers

June 26, 1944 — September 7, 2022

Donna H. Rogers was a caring and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandma, little gigi, sister, aunt and friend. She left this world after 78 years for her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 7,2022 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC. Donna was born on Monday, June 26, 1944 in Long Island, NY to 1st Sergeant Clarence and Inza Abel Harper.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her in laws, Folger and Pearl Rogers, brother-in-law, Gary Rogers and wife Ann.

During her life, Donna enjoyed cooking and most days you could find her in the kitchen preparing one of her delicious meals. Donna was incredibly gifted when it came to growing and maintaining flora, but her greatest joy in life was raising her children and caring for her family. At the age of 68 she wanted to serve her community and enrolled in the Pharmacy Tech Program at Stanly Community College. After graduation she was employed at CVS in Locust, NC. Donna married the love of her life, Michael D. Rogers on January 16, 1977. Together they raised four wonderful children: two daughters, Kimberly DiDonato (Tony) and Candace Parrott (Charlie), both of Charlotte, NC, two sons, Michael W. Rogers (Tammy) of Moravian Falls, and Joseph Rogers (Amy) of Conover, NC. Including her husband and children, those left to cherish the memories of Donna include her seven grandchildren, Arielle Habet (Damarquis Jackson) of Kannapolis, NC, Emilee Hall (Daniel) of Taylorsville, NC, Autumn Hainey (Matt) of Conover, NC, Amir Habet (Kendall Simpson) and Aaron DiDonato of Charlotte, NC, Evan Rogers (Destiny) of Amarillo, TX, Samara Rogers of Conover, NC, three great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Russell Hall, Maxwell Jackson, and one on the way, Elijah Rogers, two step-sons, Stephen Mark Prior (Gail) of Petersburg, VA and Mark Andrew Rogers of Tampa FL, her fur baby, Jack, one sister, Dianna Moon, one nephew, Glenn Moon, one niece, Lisa Moon, all of Long Beach, CA, one sister-in-law, Robin Reid (Tommy) of Walkertown, NC, along with several other nieces, nephews, and other special friends.

Family will visit with friends at Alexander Funeral Service Friday, September 9, 2022 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am. The service will follow at 11:00 am in the Alexander Funeral Service Chapel Friday, September 9, 2022. Dr. Robert Allen will officiate. Burial will follow in the Rogers Family Cemetery in Lawsonville, NC.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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