Josie T. Rogillio

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 7, 2003

Services for Josie T. Rogillio of Natchez are 11 a.m., Saturday,Nov. 8, at Immanuel Baptist Church with burial in WintergreenCemetery in Port Gibson. Laird Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Rogillio, 85, died Nov. 5, 2003, in Natchez. She was bornin Brookhaven on Nov. 20, 1917, to Joseph Neuson and Retta OlisFaris Tanner.

She graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelor ofScience degree in education in 1961, and a master’s degree in 1967.She taught school at Red Lick Elementary, Culkin Elementary Schoolin Vicksburg, Port Gibson Elementary and Chamberlain Hunt Academyin Port Gibson. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Alva HoltRogillio Sr.; and a son, Allen Holt Rogillio.

Survivors are her children, Sandra Hoover of Port Gibson, CherylSpencer of Natchez, and Al Rogillio Jr., of Baton Rouge, La.; ninegrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 684 Highway 61N., Natchez, MS 39120.