Lois attended Willow Springs #2 School in Douglas County, Missouri.
On August 9, 1949 she was united in marriage to Ezra Dean Rodgers. Five children were born to this union: three sons, Charles, Dale, and Benny, and two daughters, Vicky and Patty.
Besides her parents, Lois was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Shirley Rodgers, and one sister, Virginia Reese.
Lois is survived by her husband, Ezra Rodgers of the home; her three sons, Charles Rodgers of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Dale Rodgers and wife Rhonda of Mountain Grove, and Benny Rodgers and wife Teresa of Vanzant; her two daughters, Vicky Fox and husband Denzil of Vanzant and Patty Fox and husband Darren of Mountain Grove; her three brothers, Kenneth Welton and wife June of Success, Missouri, Floyd Welton and wife Fern, of Willow Springs, Missouri, and Jerry Welton of Vanzant; two sisters; Carol Clinton of Vanzant and Marilyn Byerley and husband, Charles of Mountain Grove; 12 grandchildren, Michelle Stigall, Jannine Whittier, Chris Rodgers, Mindy Bell, Brandon Rodgers, Lindsey Watson, Charity Lutes, Candace Mayberry, Chelsea Fox, Dylan Fox, Danielle Campbell, and Whitney Fox; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends who will greatly miss her.
Graveside funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel Cemetery, Vanzant, with Keith Reese and Marty Clinton officiating. Burial was in Faith Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Chapel Cemetery c/o the funeral home.