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Lila Jarvis Rogers

11/02/1927 - 07/02/2018
Service Date: 07/07/2018
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Mesa Central Stake Center, 925 North Harris Drive, Mesa, Arizona 85203
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona 85201

Lila Jarvis Rogers, 90, of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully on Monday, July 2, 2018. Lila was born November 2, 1927 in St. Johns, Apache County, AZ to George Jarvis and Frances Burgess Jarvis. She was married to Waldo Rogers in 1947 and was a lifelong member of the LDS Church. Lila served faithfully in many callings; including, Primary President, Mutual President, and Nursery Leader.

Lila is survived by her seven daughters, Jackie (Craig) Christensen, Vicki (Court) Hilton, Georgia, Debbie (Ron) Van Dusen, Audrey (Vance) Thomas, Julie Patterson, and Susan (Jim) Seiferth. She also leaves behind 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Lila loved being a mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Waldo, and her siblings, Eldred Jarvis, Norma Crosby, Catherine Brimhall, and Thomas Jarvis.

A visitation will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201. Funeral services will be held the next day, Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 11:00am at the LDS Mesa Central Stake Center, 925 N Harris Dr, Mesa, AZ 85203, with another visitation one hour prior to the service. She will be laid to rest at the City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201. The family wishes to thank Santé Hospice for their kindness and care.


  • Brenda and Mark Stevens

    So very sorry to hear about your mother. She was such a sweetheart and so kind. You are so blessed to have had her here on earth with you for so long. Hugs to you all.

  • Laura Delgado

    Sorry for your lost Georgia and Family, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to care for your momma, spent 4hrs with her. She was a beautiful person . We got to enjoy talking about her life and raising 7 daughters . ❤ God Bless you L. Delgado

  • Sarah Jean Gray

    How we will all miss her! Her sense of humor, her exactness in living the gospel, her love for her family-especially her beautiful daughters, her way of making you feel welcome whenever you came to her door, and the list goes on. Our love to you all.

  • daryl & mary helen hatch

    Debbie and Ron you are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you. mh and Dariyl

  • Jennifer Swallow

    How very blessed I have been to have a Great Aunt Lila! I loved her wit, always had a funny smart comment, and the very best smile! I have always felt loved and welcomed. I am so very happy that she is with Uncle Waldo and Grandma Crosby. They all love each other so much! Much love

  • What a sweetheart Lila has always been and a sense of humor that was precious. I am so grateful to have had the privilege of knowing and associating with her. Love to you Georgia and your sisters. Love, Pam Fuller

  • Our family visits to see Lila were always such a treat because of her wit and her straightforward wisdom. I felt peaceful, loved, and accepted in her presence. Her life was such an example for good in this world! Sending more hugs to Jackie, Vickie, Georgia, Debbie, Julie, Audrey, and Susie and their families, who reflected Lila’s shining influence on Saturday.

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