Rogers Dew Jr.Published 12:00am Tuesday, April 16, 2013
April 8, 1920 – April 8, 2013
FERRIDAY — Services for Roger Dew Jr., 92, of Ferriday, who died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ferriday with Brother Curtis Riggs officiating.
Burial will follow at the Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of Robert D. Mackel and Sons Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.
Mr. Dew was born April 8, 1920, in Woodruff County, Ark., the son of Rogers Dew Sr. and Ida Gilmore Dew. He was a graduate of Severe High School in Ferriday and was employed by the Veterans Administration Hospital in California as a mail handler.
Mr. Dew served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of the Ferriday congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses where he served faithfully as a ministerial servant for more than 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Selia “Margie” Moore Dew; two sisters, Dorothy Oliver of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Wilma Neville and husband, Claudell, of New Orleans; and a number of other relatives and friends.