5/21//12 — Doris Ann Rogers

Funeral services for Ms. Doris Ann Rogers, age 82 of Manchester will be conducted Monday, May 21, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Rev. Neal Glass officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Mrs. Rogers passed away Friday, May 18, 2012 at 5:59 AM at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

She was born August 30, 1929, in Kilpatrick, Alabama, the daughter of the late Homer L. and Anne Mabel Bruce Rogers.

Her early education began at Calhoun School, a little one room country school, about five miles north of Manchester off Highway 41.  She was an avid basketball player for Noah Elementary School and graduated Coffee County High School in 1947.  Ms. Rogers attended the University of Tennessee where she met her husband Gordon N. Zane Sr.  She was active in Delta Zeta Sorority and elected honorary ROTC sponsor while there.

Ms. Rogers and her family resided in Greensboro, NC until the mid 1980’s when she relocated to Manchester, TN.  She worked for many years in retail sales at Lauri’s in Greensboro, NC and Henley’s in Manchester.  She enjoyed donating time to the Hospital Auxiliary at the old Coffee County Hospital.  Ms. Rogers was formerly active in the Capt. Calvin C. Brewer 2505 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Manchester and enjoyed participating in the United Methodist Women’s Fellowship.  She loved spending time with her family, in addition to being an avid bridge player and gourmet cook.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Fletcher Ward Rogers.

Ms. Rogers was a loving homemaker and mother and is survived by two sons, Gordon Neil Zane Jr. and his wife, Sheryl of Birmingham, Alabama and Gary Rogers Zane and his wife, Lynn of Macon, Georgia; one brother, Dr. Charles L. Rogers and his wife, Mary Lu of Manchester; one sister, Jo Allen Phillips and her husband, Jack of Manchester; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Anne Zane of Birmingham, Brandi Brown and her husband Chad of Birmingham, Jonathan Zane and his wife, Asta of Birmingham and Christina Luczynski and her husband, Kirk of Atlanta, Georgia and seven great grandchildren, Michael and Grayson Zane, Trey, Brady, Wiley and Lizzy Davis and Cecilia Zane.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the First United Methodist Church of Manchester or the American Cancer Society.