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 Claymon Lee Rodgers

Claymon Lee Rodgers

Birth
Hughes, St. Francis County, Arkansas, USA
Death 19 Nov 2009 (aged 65)
Chicago Heights, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 62716201 · View Source
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Claymon Lee Rodgers was born to the union of the late Robert Charles and Katherine Rodgers. On Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:00 AM God entered into his hospital room and said, "Servant, Well Done"!
He gave his life to Christ in 1957 at the age of 13 at Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Hughes, Arkansas.
Claymon was a graduate of Mildred Jackson High School in Hughes, Arkansas in 1966. He relocated to Chicago in 1966, and attended Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, and DuPage College. He was employed at Calumet Steel, Calumet, Illinois as an Inspection Supervisor where he also retired after 33 years of service.
He married Gollie Mae Mobley in Chicago in September 1966, and they were the parents of three daughters: Wanna Joyce (in Memoriam), Wanda F., and Donna R.
Clayton and his family united with the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago Heights, IL in 1972 under the pastorate of the late Rev. J.H Hinkle, Sr. Clayton was ordained as a Deacon in 1974. He also served as a Sunday School Teacher, and a member of the Soul Winning Team. He accepted the call to preach under the pastorate of Rev. A. William Staten while at Calvary Baptist. The title of his sermon was, "Let's Go Fishing". Clayton loved to sing! He later united with the First Union Missionary Baptist Church, Ford Heights, IL in 2003 under the pastorate on Rev. Robert M. Foster, Jr.

Clayton and his wife, Gollie owned and operated Rodger's Carry-Out restaurant, and Rodger's Hand Car Wash in Chicago Heights.

His Funeral Service was held Saturday, November 28, 2009 at the First Union Missionary Baptist Church in Ford Heights, Rev. Robert M. Foster, Officiating. He is interred in Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, IL under the direction on Woods Funeral Home, Chicago Heights, IL.



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  • Created by: Harry L. Williams
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62716201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claymon Lee Rodgers (15 Jun 1944–19 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62716201, citing Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Harry L. Williams (contributor 46891317) .