Tuesday, March 31, 2020
77.7 F
Ocala

Sandra Ann Rogers

Sandra Ann Rogers

Sandra Ann Rogers (Sandy), a long-time resident of Ocala, died Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Lake City Medical Center. She was a resident of the Riverwood Lodge assisted living facility in Fort White, Florida. Born August 29, 1948, Sandy was a registered nurse with a Master of Administration in Nursing. Sandy worked most of her career as a Cardiac Critical Care nurse at Munroe Regional Hospital in Ocala.

Sandy devoted her life to her profession and was a staunch supporter of the Hospital. Her genuine compassion for others was her gift, as was her creativity and intellect. Sandy loved the Florida Gators, good food and socializing, enjoyed going to movies and plays with friends, and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. She also enjoyed puttering in the ALF facility gardens, fishing and reading.

Sandy, a doting aunt, is survived by her two nephews and one niece, Patrick (Maryann) Rogers of Trenton, FL, Molye Johnson of Keaton Beach, FL and Kevin (Heather) Rogers of Newberry.

She was predeceased by her beloved father, Harry Wilson Rogers, Sr.; mother, Billie Ann (Clark) Rogers; stepmother, Anne Rogers; and her brother, Harry Wilson Rogers, Jr. (Rhonda); as well as seven great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor Andy Cook of Bronson Road Church in Bronson, FL, will be held on February 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Chapel, located at 910 E Silver Springs Blvd in Ocala, FL 34470. The Funeral Home can be reached at (352) 629-7171. Interment will follow at the Highlands Park Memorial located at 1515 NE 3rd St, Ocala, FL 34470.

Photos in Ocala, Florida

Subscribe for email updates

* indicates required

Headlines

Marion County Fire Rescue deploys three COVID-19 response rescue units

Marion County Fire Rescue has deployed the first three COVID-19 response rescues in the county.

Marion County firefighters battle Belleview blaze started by illegal backyard burn

Marion County firefighters fought a blaze in Belleview on Monday that erupted from an illegal burn.

25 Marion County residents test positive for COVID-19 with majority in Ocala

Twenty-five Marion County residents have now tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, with the majority of them – 17 – living in Ocala.

Ocala puts $250,000 in loan fund to help small businesses amid COVID-19 crisis

The Ocala City Council on Monday agreed to do its part to help small businesses that are struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foul-mouthed Belleview man admits to pushing woman

A 41-year-old belligerent Belleview man was arrested last week after he admitted to pushing a woman during a drunken argument.

Business

Ocala businesses shutter doors in wake of COVID-19 fallout

Businesses across the city of Ocala shuttered their doors Friday morning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has ground the nation to a halt. 

The Fiery Chef serving up ‘Ready to Eat Meals’ at new east Ocala location

The Fiery Chef has opened the doors on its new east Ocala location in hopes of serving up "Ready to Eat Meals" to the local community. 

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar opens new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar opened the doors on their new Ocala location at Market Street at Heathbrook this week.

Mojo Grill is a must-visit restaurant in Ocala

The Mojo Grill and Catering Company, which has multiple locations throughout Marion, Lake and Sumter counties, is a must-visit restaurant in Ocala.

Epic Theatres opens doors at new Ocala location

Epic Theatres opened the doors on its new Ocala location earlier this month.
Previous articleFilomena Baldacchini
Next articleThomas C. Jones

More Headlines