Irene R. Rollins

Dec 16, 2013

1921 – 2013

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA -– Irene Rogers Rollins of Greenville, South Carolina, and formerly of Canton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at her daughter’s residence.

A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late James Mitchell and Ellen Bramlette Rogers.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gaither G. Rollins.  Irene was a member of Berea First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara R. Wood of Greenville, South Carolina; two granddaughters, Alana Acker and her husband, Dave, of Macungie, Pennsylvania, and Raina Wood of Indianapolis, Indiana; and a great-granddaughter, Gillian Acker.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Berea First Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at  the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Dr. Chad Rickenbaker officiating.  Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venture Cemetery, Newfound Road.   The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Club of Berea First Baptist Church, 529 Farrs Bridge Road, Greenville, SC  29611.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at

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