Janis (Williamson) Webb Rogers

Born: Wed., Feb. 12, 1936
Died: Tue., Apr. 28, 2020

Graveside Service

Thu., Apr. 30, 2020

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Janis Williamson Webb Rogers, age 84, of Swainsboro, GA, on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

A private graveside service will be conducted Thursday at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Harrell officiating.

Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Terri Edenfield, Craig Williamson, Andy Webb, Steve Peebles, Jack Webb and Ed Akridge.

Born in Norristown, GA in 1936, she was the daughter of Elige and Edna Earl Durden Williamson. She was a seamstress by trade and worked at Creston’s Knitting Mill, Swainsboro Sportswear and Woolen Mill in Dublin, GA until they closed. She had a sewing room in her home and enjoyed making dolls for her granddaughter. She was a past member of the Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church and attended Canoochee Missionary Baptist Church.  In the late 60’s, early 70’s, Janis was an Eastern Star. She loved fishing and dancing and always staying busy. Janis was a homemaker whenever she was not working outside the home and she loved classic country music and gospel. Janis adored her dog Gracie. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Lawanna Dixon and a brother, Bobby Williamson.


Sister: Phyllis Williamson of Swainsboro, GA

Brother: Shorty Williamson of Norristown, GA

Grandchildren: William Henry “Hank” Durden (Sonya) and Dori Durden Johnson (Clay).

Great Grandchildren: Tyler Durden, Ryan Durden, Haylie Durden, Allison Wimberly, Gage Johnson, Gunner Johnson and Gavin Johnson.

Son-In-Law: Cliff Dixon (Terese) of Wadley, GA

Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Janis Williamson Webb Rogers of Swainsboro, GA.

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Kenneth Ephraim
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My condolences to you and your family Hank.

Carol Bates
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
Thinking of you all. Aunt Janice will always be remembered as one of my Heroes. Prayers for Peace and Comfort.

judy walters
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
Ms Janis was a wonderful, sweet lady. We had great conversations with mostly about Dori,Hank and the rest of her family. I will miss her but God is a wonderful God. She and Lawanna are catching up. Prayers are with you. Love you