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Genevieve McInturff Rogers

rogersGenevieve McInturff Rogers, age 73, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at her residence. She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Fred Elmore and Ethel Whitson McInturff. Genevieve was a former employee of Industrial Garment and Jones and Church Farms and was a member of Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church. She loved gardening and canning food, her flowers, photography, crafts, and taking care of her house and making a home. In addition to her parents, Genevieve was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy B. Rogers.


Genevieve McInturff Rogers has left behind to cherish her memories:

Daughters: Regina Franklin and husband David, of Erwin;

Crystal Rogers Decker and husband Tim, of Erwin;

Son: Jimmy B. Rogers, Jr. and wife Jacenda “Jacy”, of Erwin;

Grandchildren: Caleb Rogers;

Tanesha N. Franklin-White and husband Eugene;

Brandon Barlow and wife Nikki;

Ciara Rogers:

Joshua Rogers and Kelsey Shelton;

Ariana Decker;

Great-Grandchildren: Faith Addison Barlow;

Grant Joseph Barlow;

Benjamin Tylis Kalman

Brother: Kyle McInturff and wife Carolyn, of Erwin;

Sisters: Clella Rogers, of Erwin;

Bobbie Honaker and husband Bobby, of Johnson City;

Several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.


The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Genevieve McInturff Rogers in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 PM, Friday, December 16, 2016, at Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Roger Laws will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and will continue until service time on Friday at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday December 17, 2016 at Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending the graveside service will meet at Valley Funeral Home at 10:30 AM Saturday to go in procession. Pallbearers will be the grandsons.


Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Genevieve McInturff Rogers through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.