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Retha June Walker Rodgers
Birth: Sep. 9, 1937
New Tazewell
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 30, 2012
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA

Obituary
May 30, 2012
the Chattanoogan.com

Retha June Walker Rodgers, 74, of Chattanooga, TN died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in a local health care facility.

She was born September 9, 1937, in New Tazewell, TN, to the late P. Alsie and Roxie Walker. She was a 1955 graduate of Claiborne, County High School.

Mrs. Rodgers was a devoted member of Tyner United Methodist Church and the Pennington Sunday School Class. She was active in the United Methodist Women, Ruth Circle, and the Care Bears Ministry.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Jimmy Rodgers, Sr.; one daughter, Jamie Bassham and her husband, Terry; one son, Jimmy Rodgers, Jr. and his wife, Michelle all of Chattanooga; four grandchildren, Courtney (Shane) Turner, Cayla Bassham, Riley Rodgers, and Rhett Rodgers; one great-grandchild, Gracie Golden; three brothers, P. A. (Nell) Walker, Doyle (Shelba) Walker of Knoxville, TN; Allen (Darlene) Walker of New Tazewell, TN; and two sisters, Edna (Sherman) Nowling of Knoxville, TN; Sue Walker of Nashville, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley View Chapel with Reverend Charles C. Harrison, Sr. officiating.

Private family burial will be held on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, prior to the service, from 4:307:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tyner United Methodist Church, c/o Care Bears Ministry, 6815 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN. 37421; or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul Alzie Walker (1902 - 1955)
  Roxie Johnson- Walker (1905 - 1963)
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Record added: May 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91028055
Retha June <i>Walker</i> Rodgers
Added by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
 
 
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