Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home. Interment will be in Shaw cemetery.
Mrs. Rodgers was born October 7, 1932, in Mississippi to James C. Cohea Sr. and Vernice M. Cohea. She married Howard S. Rodgers Sr. on February 10, 1960.
Mrs. Rodgers will always be remembered for the Eastern Star, working on puzzles, reading, quilting, canning, working in her yard, and loving on her grandbabies.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard S. Rodgers Sr.; parents, James C. Cohea Sr. and Vernice M. Cohea; brother, James C. Cohea Jr.; and sister, Mary Emma Taylor.
She is survived by her daughters, Virginia (Charles) Roberson, Tootsie (Danny) Muzzi, Lisa (Mike) Williams, Kathryn (Terry) Griffin and Janice (Bobby) Saxton; sons Howard (Jessica) Rodgers Jr. and Jeff (Barbara) Rodgers; brother, Cecil J. Cohea; grandchildren Amanda, Gwen, Dawn, Dereke, Seth, Jennifer, Anne, Sarah, Colin, Bryson, Sam, Molly, Dana, Jamie, Juston, Danny, Vernon, Mandy; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Seth Muzzi, Dereke Muzzi, Richie Tenhet, Will Cockrell, Brandon Clemons, and Mike Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Colin and Sam Rodgers.
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