Artie Jewel Cogar
by Bill Ellis
Artie Jewel Cogar, 84 years old, of (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia, Webster County, passed away at Webster County Memorial Hospital, Webster Springs, West Virginia, Friday, August 24, 2012, at 5:15 a.m.
Jewel was born April 10, 1928 at (Upper Big Run, West Virginia) Nicut, West Virginia, Calhoun County. She was the loving daughter of the late Gruder and Ella Gay Bailey Rogers of St. George, West Virginia, Tucker County. Also preceding her in death was her brother, Lester Forest Rogers; brothers-in-law: Elmer Clyde Anderson, Stanley Gerald “Staley” McCumbers, and Charles Edward “Buddy” Myers; sisters: Orva Gay Rogers McCumbers and Tina Garnett Rogers Myers; her niece, Amelia Carman McCumbers Gibson Potener Snyder; and nephew, Chester Lee Rogers; and precious grandpoms: Honey Jo, Fluffy Jo, and Cassy Jo Isner.
Jewel is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, 4 months, and 30 days, Leonard Allen Cogar, of (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia, married on March 25, 1950; two very special loving daughters; Marjorie Ann Cogar of (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia, and Kathryn June Cogar (Robert Arthur) Isner of Andrew, West Virginia and (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia; brother, Captain Ford (Donie Estaline Moffatt) Rogers of Arnoldsburg, West Virginia; and sister, Doris Emogene Rogers (Allen Dale “Squirrel”) Myers, of St. George, West Virginia, brother-in-law, Alva Heaston (Bonnie Irene Hosey) Cogar, of (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia; and sisters-in-law: Bernice Josephine Brady Rogers, of Baltimore, Maryland and Mathias, West Virginia and Mazie Mallisia Cogar Anderson of (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Jewel loved her Lord and Saver, was a Protestant, and was a former member of Beaver Run Advent Christian Church, (Bolair, West Virginia) Webster Springs, West Virginia. She went to school at Upper Big Run Grade School (Upper Big Run, West Virginia) Nicut, West Virginia. She formerly worked at Merideth Store in Baltimore, Maryland, and at Ball Park Restaurant in Street, Maryland.
She enjoyed cleaning her beloved family’s home, cooking, quilting, gardening, singing, working with flowers, collecting bells, watching television, etc.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM, with Pastor James Martin “Marty” Cowger of Bolair, West Virginia officiating. Pastor Ronald Larry Cochran of (Grassy Creek) Webster Springs, West Virginia will be singing. Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers are: Dale Robert Anderson, Thomas Wayne “Tommy” Anderson, Stephen Ray “Steve” Cogar, Anthony Dale “Tony” Myers, Charles Vernon “Charlie” Myers, William Luther “Billy” Knight, Jr., William Luther “Billy” Knight, III, and Thomas Edward “Tommy” Tichner. Interment was in Beaver Run Cemetery, Bolair, West Virginia.
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