Tribute to my mother

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Thelma Rogers was a great woman. She died July 1, 2008 and this is my way of keeping her memory alive.

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Mrs. Thelma Yvonne Rogers : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Mrs. Thelma Yvonne Rogers Sunrise – January 14, 1955 Sunset – July 1, 2008

Reflections of a life... : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Reflections of a life... Born in Hearne, TX on January 14, 1955 5th of 14 children Parents – Rev. N.T. & Thelma Burleson 6 sisters & 7 brothers Attended Burrus Elementary, Regan Junior High & Booker T. Washington H.S. Began playing the piano at age 5 Began playing professionally at age 13 Crowned Miss Booker T. Washington 1972-1973 Attended Prairie View University Passed in Houston, TX at St. Joseph’s Hospital approx 6:08 a.m.

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Once a Queen, Always a Queen! QUEEN OF THE GOLD AND BLUE! MOST IMPORTANTLY, QUEEN OF MY HEART!

All Grown Up : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! All Grown Up On August 4,1973, married Will Rogers February 4, 1974 William Rogers born May 20, 1975 Tanya Nichole Rogers born

Give me my flowers while I can see the beauty that they bring! : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Give me my flowers while I can see the beauty that they bring!

The Gang’s All Here in “November 1986” : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! The Gang’s All Here in “November 1986”

A girl just want to have fun! : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! A girl just want to have fun!

Who said 40 was over the hill? : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Who said 40 was over the hill?

Will, Yvonne, Lamonte, Nichole & Kenneth! : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Will, Yvonne, Lamonte, Nichole & Kenneth!

Mother & Father Burleson : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Mother & Father Burleson

Rev. & Mrs. N. T. Burleson & The Burleson Sons : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Rev. & Mrs. N. T. Burleson & The Burleson Sons

Lillian, Brenda, Thelma, Kathy, Gloria, Revar, & Miracle Burleson : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Lillian, Brenda, Thelma, Kathy, Gloria, Revar, & Miracle Burleson

Brothers & Sisters : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Brothers & Sisters

Three Sisters with a passion and purpose, Brenda & Kathy & Miracle : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Three Sisters with a passion and purpose, Brenda & Kathy & Miracle

In-Laws : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! In-Laws

The Rogers Family! Next Generation : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! The Rogers Family! Next Generation

“Princesses”DeAndrea, Demetrius,DeAngela & Daneisha : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! “Princesses”DeAndrea, Demetrius,DeAngela & Daneisha

“Prince” DeAndrè LaMonte Rogers : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! “Prince” DeAndrè LaMonte Rogers

Mother & Daughter : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Mother & Daughter

Fun Loving Mother & Friend : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Fun Loving Mother & Friend

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Once a Queen, Always a Queen!

Tribute to my Mother! : 

Once a Queen, Always a Queen! Tribute to my Mother! Thelma Yvonne was a rare kind of soul. She truly didn’t posses a mean bone in her body. She was truly loved by all and will be sorely missed. Although her life on earth was short, her impact will be felt for many generations. She inspired me to become a woman who loves and cares for others without hesitation. I will forever cherish her precious memories. Mama, You Know I Love You!

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