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Nora Helen (McLeod) Rogers

April 23, 1950 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Nora Rogers Obituary

Nora “Helen” McLeod Rogers, 73, of Lillington, passed away, Thursday, February 1, 2024 at her home surrounded by family. 

Helen was born April 23, 1950 in Harnett County, NC to the late Neill Thomas McLeod and Mary Stone McLeod.  She was a child of God.  Helen was a 1968 graduate of Lillington High School, Methodist University, and Campbell University.  She was an elementary teacher for over 40 years.  Helen was director for over 25 years of pregnancy support centers all across the state of North Carolina.  She was instrumental in the foundation of several in North Carolina and one in South America.  There were over 50,000 babies and many families through the ministries of the pregnancy centers.  Helen was known for her contagious smile and her love of Jesus!           

Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Walter “Ed” Edgerton Rogers; brother, Neill “Tommy” Thomas McLeod, Jr.; sister, Dorothy Ann McLeod; daughter, Heidi Michelle Rogers; grandson, Joshua Adam Nixon.

She is survived by her daughters, Marsha Nixon (Kelvin), Dawn Rogers, and Susie Hughes; sons, Thomas Rogers, Timothy Rogers (Laney), and Jesse Hughes (Michelle); sister, Marilyn McNeill (Julius), and Sue Glendening (Jeff); sister-in-law, Janice Burtner (Harry); grandchildren, Heidi Nixon (Joey), Kassidy Nixon (Abdullah), Cole Nixon, Tori Nixon, and Emmy Rogers; and great grandchild, Salma Qaddoura; nieces, Tonya Fullerton, Jessie Fordham, Rebecca McNeill, Nicole Norris, and Adrienne Smith; and nephew, Andrew McNeill; great nephew, Trace Fordham. 

A funeral service will be held 3pm Sunday, February 4, 2024 at Antioch Baptist Church, 6670 Old US Hwy 421, Lillington, NC 27546, with Rev. Rick Beacham and Rev. Donald Keith Carter.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6pm – 8pm Saturday, February 3, 2024 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home, 1310 S. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.

Memorials may be sent to Agape’ Pregnancy Support Services, P.O. Box 20084, Fayetteville, NC 28312. Phone: 910-308-2583.    
 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 3, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home
1310 S. Main Street
Lillington, NC 27546

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 4, 2024

3:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
6670 Old US Hwy 421
Lillington, NC 27546

Burial
Sunday
February 4, 2024

4:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
6670 Old US Hwy 421
Lillington, NC 27546

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