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Christine Rodgers

August 1, 1933 April 4, 2021
Christine Rodgers
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Obituary for Christine Rodgers

Christine Rodgers, age 87, died April 4, 2021

Christine Rodgers was born August 1, 1933 to the late Viola and Jim Robinson. She was the first of two children. Christine grew up in Cusseta and Columbus, GA and later moved to Memphis, TN. She later met Calvin Rodgers and married. This union lasted over 55 years, Calvin preceded her in death in Oct 2020. To this union they raised fifteen children, two children, Bruce Glover and Kelvin Ward preceded her in death.

Christine accepted Christ at an early age and was a devoted member of Summerfield Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. W.W. Mitchell and then under the leadership of Rev. Richard J. Howse.

Christine retired at Rosewood Nursing Home where she worked as a nursing assistant. She was known for her nurturing spirit and calming demeanor. She loved attending church services, visiting with friends and family and volunteering at Metropolitan Inter Faith Association (MIFA).

Christine leaves to cherish her memory thirteen children, Calvin Rodgers Jr. (Lillie), Donald Rodgers (Margaret), Barbara Scales, Steven Rodgers (Eugenia), Carl Rodgers (Mary), Karen Ward, Derrick Ward, Richard Rodgers (Belinda), Sandra McNutt-Green, Janet Mace (Frank), Michael Ward (Carol), Victor Ward and Cathy Bledsoe. She also leaves one brother Eugene Buckner. Christine also leaves a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.


Visitation and funeral services held at Summerfield M.B. Church, 1383 Boxwood, Memphis, TN, April 10, 2021.
Internment held at New Park Cemetery, 4536 Horn Lake Rd, Memphis, TN 38109.

Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901)379-0861.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

10

Apr

10:00 AM 4/10/2021 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/10/2021 12:00:00 PM
Summerfield Baptist Church

1383 Boxwood Street
Memphis, TN 38108

Summerfield Baptist Church
1383 Boxwood Street Memphis 38108 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Apr

12:00 PM 4/10/2021 12:00:00 PM
Summerfield Baptist Church

1383 Boxwood Street
Memphis, TN 38108

Summerfield Baptist Church
1383 Boxwood Street Memphis 38108 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

4536 Horn Lake Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109

4536 Horn Lake Rd. Memphis 38109 TN
United States
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