Karen Ann Rogers

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Karen Ann Rogers

May 29, 1949 - December 20, 2018

Karen Ann Rogers A Celebration of Life Service for Karen Ann Rogers, age 69, Enid, is 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at Emmanuel Enid with the Rev. Abraham Wright officiating. Burial follows in Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends 6:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, December 27, 2018, at the funeral home.
Karen was born May 29, 1949, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to Dr. Marney C. and Katherine (Tinsley) Isbell, and passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at her home. She grew up in the Ft. Worth area.
At age 10, she made her commitment of faith at Riverside Baptist Church, where she was an active member through adulthood before moving out-of-state.
Karen attended Amon Carter Riverside HS, the University of Texas at Arlington, and graduated from the John Peter Smith Hospital School of Nursing in 1971.
On May 2, 1981, she married Dr. Gilbert "Bert" Rogers in Ft. Worth. After medical residency stints in Trinidad, CO, and Arlington, TX, they moved to Enid in 1987.
Karen worked in the E.R. at Integris Bass Hospital and also maintained her real estate broker and agent licenses in both Oklahoma and Texas.
Karen enjoyed antiques, cooking, gardening, traveling, hiking and snow skiing. She was known for being the "Hostess with the Mostess." Karen loved going to Las Vegas for the slot machines and crab leg buffets. She was a lover of all animals, but held a special fondness for her dogs.
She is survived by her husband Dr. Bert Rogers of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Ring and husband Darrell; and Katherine Roberts and husband Daulton of Enid; son Phillip Rogers and his wife Kathryn of Carrolton, TX; three grandchildren, Dustin, Emma Grace, and Charlie; Uncle Gene Rainwater; and many other family and friends.
Karen is preceded in death by her parents, brother Phillip Isbell, nephew Brian Isbell, and Aunt Georgia Rainwater.
Memorials may be made to the Enid SPCA or Youth & Family Services, with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the funds.
Condolences may be made online and the service may be viewed online at www.LadusauEvans.com.
Published on December 23, 2018
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Celebration of life

Friday December 28, 2018

2:00 PM

Emmanuel Enid

2505 West Owen K Garriott Road, Enid, OK, USA


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Michael B. Scott, DO
Dec 27, 2018
Bert, l am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember how happy Karen was whenever I saw her. It was always nice to talk to her in the emergency room or at meetings.
Ed Harrison
Dec 26, 2018
Dear Bert and family, I am so saddened for your loss. I have known Karen for a long time and she will be missed by everyone that she touched. She had the ability to make you laugh and just feel better about yourself and the world with just her smile. I have a hard time accepting that she is actually gone. I pray that God will comfort all of you and give you strength. One thing I know for sure is that she is with God and that she will always be in my heart. With deepest sympathies.
Jr and Jeannie Graff
Dec 25, 2018
Bert, Phillip, Kim and Kat,, we are so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. She was an amazing woman and had a heart of gold. When we first moved to Enid, she went out of her way to make us feel welcome and at home. You were lucky to have her and I know you will hold close the many memories you made together.
Christine Clifton, Jim and Jodean Sims
Dec 24, 2018
Sorry to hear about Karen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Thanks for all the fond memories through the years.
Mom and Dad are not well so they won't be able attend the service but they will be there in spirit.
Arlettia Roberts Sharp
Dec 23, 2018
Karen was one of the most precious people I grew up with. She was alway smiling and always kind. She was as beautiful when I saw her at our 50th High School Reunion as she was growing up. My prayers for God strength go out to her husband and her entire family. May God wrap his arms around each of you and give you supernatural comfort.