W. L. "Lonnie" Rogers and wife - 50th anniversary - Denton Record-Chronicle -- Jan. 2, 1937
cincl Mrs. W. L ^ Rogers Observe Golden Wedding Mr, and Mrs. W. L. Rogers, 1702 West Sycamore Street, observed their 50th weddice anniversary Sunday. Dec. 27, wi:h a family reunion in their home *'ith six of their eight ciiildren and their families present for the occasion. Rogers is a native of Texas, having been born in Frisco 73 years ago. Mrs. Rogers \z a native of Missouri, but came to Texas at the age of 14. The couple had mei the year previous to their marriage at a community Christmas tree, and she, a piano teacher, had boarded in the home of his father, Beverly Rogers, in Collin County. Before her marriage she was Miss Bettie Lee Sone. The anniversary dinner was served banquet style, and a-ahort program was interspersed. Twenty- five guests were present. Motion pictures of the group were taken by a son, Paul Rogers. The couple received many lovely gifts. Rogers is a retired minister of the Church of the Nazarene. Their children are: E. G. Rogers of San Antonio and Mrs. Marjorie. j E. Morris of Catarina, who were unable to be present; F. B. Rogers of Dallas, B. B. Rogers of Lubbock. Vemon Rogers of Jacksboro, Paul Rogers of Girard, W. C. Rogers and Miss Pauline Rogers of Denton. They have 12 grandchildren. Guests present were Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Rogers and Morgan Rogers of Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Rogers and Betty and Virginia Rogers of Lubbock, Mr. and Mrs. Vemon Rogers and James Leon Rogers of Jacksboro, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rogers. Charles, Lon Edmund and Dianne Dell Rogers and Miss Viola Vincent, all of Girard, Law Sone and Mrs. W. C. Naugle of Fort Worth. W. C. Rogers and sons. Bill and Bob, Miss Pauline Rogers, and Mrs. Fred Whitley of Denton.