Marcellous Sylvester Rogers, 66, of Greeneville was born on July 22nd, 1954 and transitioned to his heavenly home on January 17th, 2021. Affectionately known as “Toe” by many, he was known to bring a joke and a good laugh to all who knew him.\n \nMarcellous was a 1973 graduate of Greeneville High School. He went to work at both the Greeneville Police Department and Parker Hannifin. He rose up in ranks at both jobs and retired in 2014 as police captain and maintenance technician team leader after over forty years of service with each job respectively.\n \nMarcellous was an active member of Jones Memorial AME Zion, where he served as an usher, a member of the steward board, chairman of the trustee board, and kitchen committee. He also helped with maintenance to the church and parsonage.\n \nMarcellous leaves behind a legacy of faith, family, fun, and hard work. He loved going to church and spending time with family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and small projects. Marcellous was never one to shy away from a hard day’s work, and he was always there to lend a hand to those in need.\n \nHe was preceded in death by his parents; Hal William and Sylvia Manuel Rogers, and sister Amelia Machen.\n \nHe is survived by his wife of 47 years, Phyllis Wright Rogers; two sons, Marcellous Sylvester Rogers Jr. (Dawn), Aaron Quincy Rogers (Julie), 3 grandchildren; Breon Kantrel Rogers, Aaron “Quincy” Rogers II, and Duncan Thomas Rogers; one sister Anna Neil Maddox, two brothers; Richard Ford (Thelma), and Mermon Manuel Rogers (Annie). Special friend Van Scott and a host of relatives and friends.\n \nA celebration of life will be held at a later date, with a private graveside will be at Zion Cemetery at Baileyton. Friends and family may view Mr. Rogers and sign the register book Wednesday January 20th from 9 until 5 pm at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown.\n \nGreeneville-Greene County Law Enforcement Association will serve as active pallbearers.\n \nThe family wishes to express with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, concerns, and kindness shown during our loss. God Bless You Always.\n \nIn lieu of flowers donations may be made to Jones Memorial AME Zion Church.\n \nThoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.\n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nMarcellous Sylvester Rogers, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.