Saturday, June 1, 2013
Melissa Jane Rogers died at the home of her son, Eld. Z.T. Rogers, Nevada county, Ark., Dec. 15, 1890, aged 66 years.
A member of the Baptist church thirty-three years. Sister Rogers lived a consistent Christian and died a triumphant death. She said, " I am ready, I do not desire to live longer." She asked the writer to preach her funeral, which was done the next day after her death. She leaves her aged and helpless husband to suffer out his allotted time, who will continue to live with Dro. Z.T. Rogers.
Arkansas Baptist, Little Rock, Arkansas
January 15, 1891, page 7