Sylvia Beatrice Rogers

December 7, 1928February 4, 2019

Sylvia Beatrice Ambrister McNew Rogers, age 90, of Knoxville passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Orion and Nell Ambrister; husbands, Edward Nelson McNew and Charles Edward Rogers; precious daughters, Angela McNew Cartwright and Denise Rogers Kagley; sisters, Leila Ambrister Rogers and Evelyn Ambrister Atkins; grandson, Derek Alan Rogers. Sylvia is survived by her loving daughter, Melanie McNew Rogers and husband Roger; loving son, Mark Edward Rogers and wife Cleda; brother, Orion Ambrister and wife Peggy; two sons in-law, Kenny Cartwright and Bill Kagley; grandchildren, Star and Jeremy Cartwright, Jason and Joshua Rogers; 5 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 8th, from 12-2 pm at Berry Highland South Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 2 pm with Pastor Dexter Jordan officiating. Entombment will follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to any animal shelter of choice.


  • Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, February 8, 2019

Sylvia Beatrice Rogers

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Jeannine Rogers Pickrell

February 10, 2019

Melanie & Mark,
I am so sorry that Aunt Bea is no longer here with us. My memories hold her close in some of the earliest family moments. She was always such a delightful person, laughing and enjoying life. Rest easy now because she is at home with the Lord. She has reunited with Uncle Charles, Mama, & Daddy. There they sit around a table reminiscing, drinking coffee, and laughing. Love Always, Jeannine

Amy & Greg Reed/Brooks

February 7, 2019

Melanie, I am so sorry for your loss. I have kept up with you and your Mom on Facebook and know that you have so many wonderful memories that I hope will give you some peace. I'm sure that there was a reunion in heaven when she arrived. I hope my grandmother will help show her around. And then one day we will see them again. Much love and many prayers! Amy & Greg