Ernest "Soddy" Rogers

November 12, 1959February 10, 2018

Ernest "Soddy" Rogers, 58, of Pass Christian, died Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Memorial Hospital, Gulfport.

Soddy was born November 12, 1959 in Poplarville, Mississippi to Dolphus and Mary Louise Sullivan Rogers. He was a member of Restoration Life Church in Saucier, Mississippi. He married the former Rae Mahl on October 7, 1994.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by six siblings, Mable Miller, Charles Rogers, Roy Rogers, Johnny Dolphus Rogers, Ray Rogers, and Shirley Pullens.

Family members include his wife of 24 years, Rae Rogers; nine children, Shanna Sones, Brandy (Kelly) Sones, Amber (Michael) Prince, Kelly Miller, Jamie (Matthew) Kite, Wesley (Brieanna) Rogers, Nicholas (Samantha) Jordan, Ashley (Dennis) Manieri, Layla Rogers; six siblings, Daisy Smith, Lavern Kleyle, Ernestine (Joe) Montgomery, Tommy (Jawanna) Rogers, Cynthia Morris, Jimmy (Bertha) Rogers; numerous grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Services will be at White Funeral Home, Poplarville on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:00 am. Rev. Jason Buras and Rev. Raymond Kelly will officiate the service. Burial will follow in North Spoon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.



  • Visitation Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Funeral Ceremony Thursday, February 15, 2018


  • Interment

Ernest "Soddy" Rogers

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Sharan Costa

February 15, 2018

Miss Rae, I was so saddened to hear about your husband. Know that you & your family are in my daily prayers. God Bless. Love you.

Jason and Lindsey Fairley

February 14, 2018

Bro. Soddy was a wonderful man of God and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time.

Jan Berry

February 13, 2018

To Westley and the Rogers family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I did not know Mr. Rogers, but from listening to Westley, I know he was well loved. May your many happy memories of him sustain you during this difficult time.

Keshawn Wyman

February 13, 2018

rip soddy we will miss u cant believe u gone we never forget u n u are in a better place just watch over ur family n friends especially peter