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Nell Lee Tarter Rogers, Adair County, KY (1920-2011)

She was the matriarch of a distinguished Adair County family. She was an active member of the Columbia United Methodist Church. 'Miss Nell' was a beloved teacher in the Adair County School system. Her career began in the era of one-room schools, and over the years she instilled a love of learning in her students and family which fostered a life-long love of learning. She was active in the affairs of Retired Teachers. Her warmth and beautiful smile will long be remembered. She loved and took pride in her hometown of Columbia, KY
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Nell Lee Tarter Rogers passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at Hosparus Care of Louisville with her daughter at her side after an extended illness.

Funeral Services will be held at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 2pmCT. Interment will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT, Friday, December 16, 2011.


Nell Lee Tarter Rogers, Adair County, KY (1920-2011)

Formerly of Columbia, Kentucky, she was born in Adair County in 1920, the first child of Sally and Estell Tarter. She died Wednesday, December 13, 2011, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY.

She took pride in her hometown, and beamed whenever she met a fellow Columbian in her travels.

She was preceded in death by her husband Herman "Short" Rogers on January 21, 1974; by a daughter Belinda Ann Rogers on February 3, 1967; and by a brother and sister Randel Tarter and Mattie Page.

Mrs. Rogers is survived by her younger daughter Sheila Goodpaster-Troyer and husband Stuart ofShepherdsville, KY, and by the following:
  • One sister: Alein Wade Louisville, KY

  • Grandson: Shawn Goodpaster and wife Jamie of Louisville, KY

  • Great Grandson: Brody Goodpaster
Mrs. Rogers was an active member of the Columbia United Methodist Church. She graduated from Lindsey Wilson College and Campbellsville College. She taught elementary grades for the Adair County School System for 30 years, the first 15 in a one-room school house, where her students affectionately addressed her as 'Miss Nell.' She inspired many of her students to value education and fostered a life-long love of learning.

In 1977, Mrs. Rogers retired, and devoted her time to the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association and the Methodist Women. She looked forward each week to the faith and fellowship of her Sunday School Class. Her favorite indulgence, in which she took great joy, was her opportunities to travel for vacations with her friends and family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Columbia United Methodist Church.Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.


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Nell Lee Tarter Rogers, Adair County, KY (1920-2011)



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