Dunbar Funeral Home (Devine)

3926 Devine St, Columbia, SC


Martha Rogers Arnette

August 27, 1933July 29, 2019

Martha Rogers Arnette, 85, formerly of Irmo, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 29, 2019. Born in Lake View, South Carolina, on August 27, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Bennie and Clara Bethea Rogers. She graduated from Coker College and attended graduate school at the “other” USC. Martha was a lifelong Gamecocks fan. She loved playing cards with her friends, Carolina football games, and The Golden Girls. She was a loving and generous mother and grandmother. Martha is survived by her daughters Bethea Cock (Tom) of Tampa, Florida, and Allison Robertson (Dixon) of Columbia; a brother, Larry Rogers (Phyllis) of Flat Rock, North Carolina; and three grandchildren: Ben Cock (Melissa), Rachael Reilly (Brian), both of Tampa, and Ali Robertson of Columbia. The family will receive friends from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. A private graveside service will be held at 2:00 Monday afternoon, August 12, at Lake View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to a charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Interment Monday, August 12, 2019


Martha Rogers Arnette

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faye ellrott

August 2, 2019

Mrs Arnette was a pleasure to be around. She was the life of a party. Allison and family, thank you for sharing your mom with Atria. She was spirited, gifted, wise and always a pleasure to talk to.
Our condolences are with you and your family.