Sharon C. Rogers 65

Sharon C. Rogers, 65, of Selbyville, Del., passed away quietly at her residence on May 3, 2017. She was born in Gumboro, Del., on Oct. 6, 1951.

Rogers graduated from high school and married her beloved husband, William R. Rogers Jr., who preceded her in death on April 15, 2015. Together they raised a family. Rogers remained a homemaker, caring for her own children and her beloved “grandbabies.” She loved Chinese food and game shows.

In addition to her husband, Rogers was preceded in death by a grandson, her beloved Fhillip Wilkerson, on Oct. 18, 2011. She is survived by a son, William R. Rogers III, and his wife, Jessica, of North Carolina; a daughter, Sonya Rogers of Willards, Md.; a sister, Sandra, of Gumboro, Del.; five grandchildren, Erika Rogers, Kensley Rogers, Avery Rogers, Frank Wilkerson and Freddy Wilkerson; and extended family members and many friends.

A funeral service and celebration of Rogers’ life were scheduled for May 9, 2017, at Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro, Del., officiated by the Most Rev. Roland Mifflin. Interment was to follow in Dagsboro Redmen Memorial Cemetery in Dagsboro, Del. Condolences may be sent online at