July 13, 2020

Dr. Pen Lile Pittard Rogers (Penny)

Dr. Pen Lile Pittard Rogers (Penny)

Dr. Pen Lile Pittard Rogers (Penny) passed away May 24, 2019. She was a longtime resident of Greenville, South Carolina and worked most of those years for GreenvilleCounty Schools as a teacher, school psychologist, district administrator, and school principal.

She began working at age 14 for her local newspaper, The Taylorsville Times, by writing up weddings, obituaries, and social events and by proofreading.

Dr. Rogers was the daughter of William and Pen Lile Pittard and is survived by her husband, David Rogers; three children; four grandchildren; and two brothers, Dr. William Pittard, III and Dr. Gordon Compere Pittard.

A 1962 graduate of Taylorsville High School, she held degrees from Meredith College (BA), Furman University (MA), Auburn University (EdS), and Clemson University (Ph.D).

She wished to send thanks to her family and loyal friends who walked the “cancer road” with her.

Funeral services were held June 1, 2019 at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Greensville, South Carolina.

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