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Alfreda Rodgers

Friday, July 2, 2004

CHARLESTON - Alfreda Scott Rodgers, 92, died June 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Feb. 25, 1912, in Clarksdale, Miss., daughter of the late Paul and Murilla Carson Scott, she lived in Missouri for more than 80 years. She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston, where she had served on the Mothers Board and Usher Board; and was a past secretary/treasurer for the Charleston NAACP.

Her husband, D.L. Rodgers, preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1970.

Survivors include: four daughters, Margaret Jefferson of Flint, Mich., Rozean Jones and Annie Hamilton of Charleston and Maxine Hill of St. Louis; four sons, Frank Rodgers and Gene Rodgers of Charleston, Marshall Rodgers of Evanston, Ill., and David Rodgers of Chicago; one sister, Eula James of Carbondale, Ill.; and 55 grandchildren, 110 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, Leroy Rodgers, Bobby Ray Rodgers and Woodrow Rodgers; and two daughters, Delois Blanchard and Joann Ingram.

Visitation is from noon Saturday until service time at 3 p.m. at Opportunity Church of God in Christ in Charleston. Elder Richard Lee, pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.

Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.