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April René Rogers

April René Rogers

Memorial services for April René Rogers, 51, of Levelland, formerly of Lovington, New Mexico, are scheduled for Friday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Harry Pittam and Matt Thackerson officiating.

Burial will follow at Lovington Cemetery, under the direction of Kirby-Ratliff Funeral Home.

April was born August 16, 1968, in Lovington, to Ronnie and Patricia Lou Rogers.

She passed away June 1, 2020, at Lynwood Nursing Home in Levelland.

April attended Lovington First Baptist Church from a very young age.

She attended Lovington Public Schools, graduating in 1986, where she enjoyed playing many sports, such as volleyball, basketball, track, softball and golf, where she held many school records.

One of her favorite things to do was journal, and her love for Christ was beautifully written on so many of her journal pages.

The love she had for her family was evident and her greatest blessing was her son, Taylor.

April was full of life and always had a smile on her face while making people laugh.

Her beautiful eyes, big smile and contagious laugh will be greatly missed.

Preceding her in death was her mother, Patricia Lou Rogers; her paternal grandparents, Hank and Ernestine Rogers; and maternal grandparents, Bob Barker and Ethel Lou Wilkins.

Survivors include her father, Ronnie Rogers and wife, Carolyn, of Levelland; her son, Taylor and wife, Baylee Rogers of Lovington; one new granddaughter, Brynlee Lou Rogers of Lovington; one brother, Doug and wife, Susan Rogers of Fort Worth; two sisters: Kathy and husband, Leroy Boss and Angel and husband, Mike White, both of Lovington; three step-sisters: Kim Gafford of Lubbock, Amee and husband, Scott Dodson of Levelland and Leann and husband, Anthony Estrada of Lubbock; oldest niece: Jonsie and family, Madison, Jacob and Ben from San Antonio; nieces: Meagan and husband, Dustin Wilson and children, Hazel and Anson, of Ft. Worth, Katey and husband, Bobby Whiteside and children, Palmer and Hogan of Midland, Kristina and husband, Ryan Williams and daughter, Sawyer of Midland; and nephews: Matthew and wife, Christa Boss and children, Annie and Brock of South Carolina and Sterling White of Lovington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart’s Desire Recovery Outreach, PO Box 121, Lovington, New Mexico, 88260 in April’s memory.

Visitation with family will be held Thursday, June 11, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Kirby-Ratliff Funeral Home, located at 1106 N. Main.

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  1. Judy Zuniga on June 9, 2020 at 2:51 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. April was such a blessing to have as a friend. She will be sincerely missed by me. I’m just so glad I have all the fun memories. Rest in peace my dear friend. You are truly home now.

  2. JimAnn Batenhorst on June 16, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    April was a great joy to my Mother while she was living at Lynwood. I loved April too and will miss her very much.

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