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 Essie Naomi <I>Waters</I> Rodgers

Essie Naomi Waters Rodgers

Death 15 Jul 2007 (aged 93)
Burial Greer, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 79573701 · View Source
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July 17, 2007

GREER, SC-- Essie Naomi Waters Rodgers, 93, of 226 Victor Avenue Extension, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 15, 2007, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born January 7, 1914 in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late Claudia Duggins and Robert Shelton Waters of Startex.

She retired in 1976 following a 48-year career in the textile industry. She was a member of Racepath Baptist Church in Ellenboro, NC.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory, daughters, Marjorie (Harvey) Goldstein and Joleen Hewitt of Greer; sister, Grace Frady of Wellford; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Verdel Rogers; daughter, Juanita Seay and great-grandchild, Adam Sanders as well as five brothers and a sister.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon-12:45 PM on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at Stribling Funeral Home Chapel prior to the service at 1:00 PM Rev. Joe Seay and Rev. Charles Weatherly will officiate.

Pallbearers are Randy Penland, Vince Seay, Harvey Goldstein, Trey Cathcart, Dennis Ellis and Joshua Ellis. Entombment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Interim Healthcare Hospice, 775 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29301.

The family is at the home.

The Stribling Funeral Home - Duncan, SC


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 79573701
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Essie Naomi Waters Rodgers (7 Jan 1914–15 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79573701, citing Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Greer, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Christin Craig (contributor 47271353) .