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John Rogers

Services were set for 11 a.m. today at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Phillip Pinion officiating, assisted by Dan Huggins. Burial was to follow in Elbridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were to be Darrell Davis, Bill Davis, Mike Rauchle, Kevin Diebold, Tony Reed, Cannon Whitby, States Adcocks, Art Sparks and Easton Davis. Honorary pallbearers were to be Tootie Abernathy, Al Creswell and members of Union City Cal Ripkin baseball board of directors.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis or the Cal Ripkin baseball program in Union City.
He was born Sept. 21, 1969, in Union City, son of Arthur Allen Rogers of Water Valley, Miss., and Phyllis Jo (Marshall) Rogers of Union City. He married the former Connie Hood Feb. 14, 2004. She survives.
He was a graduate of UT Martin, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He worked as a senior fraud analyst for First Citizens National Bank in Dyersburg and was an accountant and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He was a member of Exchange Street Church of Christ, the Dyersburg Noon Rotary Club and the Memphis Area Fraud Investigators Association.
He coached Cal Ripkin League baseball and the Union City Cal Ripkin travel all-star team. He also coached in the Union City tee-ball league and was an announcer for Union City High School football and basketball games on WQAK and KYTN radio stations.
He is survived by his parents and his wife; two sons, Parker Little and Preston Little; his daughter, Carlie Little; his grandson, Brycen Little; and his maternal grandmother, Doris Marshall, all of Union City.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Jay Allen Rogers; and his grandparents, Fred Earl and Jettie B. Rogers and Charles Preston Marshall.
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