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Linda “Gladys” Muse Rogers departed this life on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.
Gladys was born April 23, 1953 to Florida M. Muse and the late James S. Muse. She was the fourth oldest of thirteen children, three preceded her in death: her brothers, James and Jesse and a sister, Doris Muse.
She was united in marriage to Alfred Rogers and to this union four children were born, Jesse, Corey (deceased), Sharonda and Brian Rogers.
Gladys joined the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church at an early age where she served on the Usher Board, active in the Sunday School Union and was the youth choir director for twenty plus years. She later moved her membership to the 4th Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she was a member of the Daughters of Zion Women’s Ministry and the E. W. Walker Inspirational Choir.
Gladys worked at Stackpole Carbone of America in Farmville, VA for twenty-five plus years. She retired due to health issues. She also worked at Jenkins Mini Market in Burkeville for over ten years.
To know Gladys, she was a faithful and devoted friend to many especially her former co-workers at Stackpole Carbone of America.
She loved to dance even when she was hurting to her favorite song, “Hole in the Wall”, and cut jokes. She was the life of the party or any gathering. She loved to sing. She was also a member of the “Mothers & Daughters” singing group. She “LOVED” Paparazzi and didn’t mind sporting her “BLING”. She loved her family especially her children and grandchildren. She raised the two oldest, A’Shauna and Azadeia.
Gladys leaves to cherish her precious memories, her loving and devoted children, Jesse, Sharonda and Brian Sr.; her grandchildren, A’Shauna, Azadeia, Kenyon, Cameron, Nya, Kori and Brian Jr.; her mother, Florida M. Muse; her siblings, Thelma Delaney Wilson, Sandra Watson, Lawrence Casper, Mildred Brown, Don Casper, Danny Casper (Ethel), Doreen Johnson (Dale), Renae Givens (Russell) and Terrance Casper (Sametria); one sister-in-law, Karen Muse; one uncle, Alvin Witcher Sr. (Evelyn); two aunts, Nettie Jones and Annie Williams; adopted sister, Gloria Ligon; adopted brother, Brightwell Allen; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Viewing Friday, December 30, 2022 from 12 to 7PM.
Funeral Service Saturday, December 31, 2022 at 12:00PM at Fourth Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Crewe. Interment Jackson Cemetery, Crewe.
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