Evelyn Arline Alderfer Rogers, 96, passed away peacefully at her home in Church Hill, TN on Friday, November 19, 2021 while surrounded by loving family members and after a short, five day decline in health. Evelyn was born on September 16, 1925 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, PA to Isaac N. Alderfer and Regina Neiffer Mayberry Alderfer. On September 30 1945 she married Hugh Haden Rogers. Evelyn was an original Rosie the Riveter during WWII and then worked many years for and retired from Kroger. She will forever be remembered as an avid gardener and seamstress and all that knew her enjoyed her Pennsylvania Dutch baking. She was predeceased by her parents, her sisters Mary Elizabeth and Edith Pearl, her brothers Alton Leroy and Robert Merrill as well as her loving husband Hugh. Evelyn leaves behind her loving children Will Rogers (Debi) of Gettysburg, PA, Louise Rogers (Marilyn) of the residence and Tom Rogers (Mary Ann) of Blacksburg, VA. She also leaves behind her adoring grandchildren Justin, Kelly, Jared, Shelby, Jeff, Rachael, Jon, Patrick Michael, Robert, Lara, Michael, Patricia and Peter as well as several great grandchildren. As per her wishes there will be no funeral services, however, there will be a memorial service in the spring at her chosen place, Afton Mountain, VA. Condolences may be sent to 120 Comanche Way, Church Hill, TN 37642 and in lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to the charity of your choice.
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