Funeral services will be held Friday, May 18, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin for Mrs. Emily Lormand Rogers, 102, a native of Cecilia, longtime former resident of Franklin, and a resident of New Iberia for the past eight years, who went home to her Lord on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at 7:15 a.m. at her daughter’s home in New Iberia.

Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. The Reverend Father Kenneth J. Domingue, pastor of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Leonville, will officiate the services.

Survivors include two sons Daniel Rogers of Breaux Bridge and C. J. Rogers and his wife, Sylvia (Pounie), of Scott; three daughters Velma R. Belanger and her husband, Robert, of Jeanerette, Loretta R. Clements and her companion Jimmy L. Romero of New Iberia and Ann R. Trahan and her husband, Jessie, of Kaplan; one daughter-in-law Nelda Landry Rogers; 34 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; 65 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyrus P. Rogers; three children Harold Rogers, Alvoid Rogers and Dudley Rogers (infant); her parents, Reme’ Lormand and Leontine Landry Lormand; five brothers Noah, Mayonce, Lionel, Allen and Dudley Lormand; six sisters Mayella Rogers, Anna Mae Dugas, Cebie Patin, Annabelle Hardy, Ozelia Guidry and Ladonia Thibodeaux; one granddaughter Jennifer Franks; and two great-grandsons Mark Rogers Jr. and Glenn Ray Perkins Jr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at Ibert’s Mortuary from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., with the rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. Visiting will resume Friday at Ibert’s from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1007 Main St., Franklin, 828-5426.

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