Ruth (Pollard) Rogers, 77, of Gainesville, Texas was called to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. There will be a private family graveside service on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Fairview Cemetery in Gainesville with Rev. Darrell McIntyre officiating. There is no visitation scheduled.
Ruth was born on February 23, 1943 in Slidell, Texas to Samuel and Jennie (Garrett) Pollard. She married Don Rogers on October 29, 1982 in Gainesville. Ruth shared with the world a big personality, along with her love of God and her family. Ruth was lovingly called “Nanny” by her family and was any child’s “Nanny” that she met. She loved flowers, watching the Texas Rangers and the Oklahoma Sooners, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband, Don Rogers of Gainesville; two sons, Tim P. King and his wife, Tonja, of Gainesville and Ronnie Harp and his wife, Carol, of Sanger; five grandchildren: Ashley Drake and her husband, Jeffrey, of Whitesboro, Bryson Nance of Gainesville, Wacey Harp and his wife, Abi of Woodbine, Sam King and “Little Bit” of Callisburg, and Taylor Harp of Sanger; sister in law; Donna Anderson, nieces; Sonja Nguyen and Wendy Smith, nephew; Don Anderson and 3 great-grandchildren, Myndi Harp, Jett Drake and Tatum Harp. She was also the great-grandma to Keno, her great-grand fur dog. Ruth was blessed with numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren and many family and friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Jennie Pollard; brother, Sammy Dean Pollard; and sister, Virginia Ann Pollard.
Due to the federal restrictions in place at this time, services will be for immediate family members only.