Lois “Jackie” Rogers Leonard (2018-12-21 18:48:57)

Lois “Jackie” Rogers Leonard, age 81, of Elkin, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Woltz Hospice Home.

Jackie was born August 15, 1937 in Forsyth County to Robert Lee and Etta Jane Hunter Rogers. She attended Bessie’s Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Leonard was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wilbert Howard Leonard; brothers, James, Jimmy, Chester, Richard, Bobby and Walter Rogers; and sisters, Margaret Gorski, Linda Rogers, and Gladys Sprinkle.

Surviving are her sons, Rick Leonard and partner, Reid Broadway of Awendaw, South Carolina; David Leonard and wife Stephanie of Elkin; daughter, Peggy Whitaker and husband Allen of Elkin; the love of her life, her dog, Max; grandchildren, Matthew Leonard and wife Tiffany, Josh Whitaker, Melissa Whiteley and husband Phillip, Michelle Wolfe; great grandchildren, Madison and Megan Whiteley, Bailey and Tripp Leonard, Tyson and Uriah Whitaker, and three additional great grandsons; sister, Brenda Dezarn of Winston Salem; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Bessie’s Chapel Baptist Church in Elkin. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bessie’s Chapel Baptist Church from 1:00 to 2:00, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC 28621. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to