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Jane Mitchell Rodgester

October 1, 1935 October 24, 2020
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Jane Mitchell Rodgester, 85, of Emporia, VA, departed this life on October 24, 2020. Jane was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Rufus Rucker Rodgester, daughter, Kathy Ann Rodgester Lucy, great-grandson, Lyle Hayes Grizzard, four sisters, and three brothers. Jane is survived by her daughters, Connie R. Grizzard, Karen R. Watkins (Hardee), and Kimberly R. Edwards (Calvin); grandchildren, Ashley Lucy Wrenn (Dustin), Michael Lee Grizzard II (Kristen), Matthew Grizzard (Alison), and Dylan Edwards; great-grandchildren, Kellan Michael Grizzard, Violet Jane Grizzard, Alden Lee Grizzard, Linden Joah Grizzard and Emersyn Paige Wrenn; sister, Emma M. Powell and brother, Thomas B. Mitchell (Betty).
Jane was a life-long member of Independence United Methodist Church and was a devoted mother and grandmother.
A private graveside service will be held at Round Hill Cemetery with Rev. Shaun Smith and Rev. Jeaux Simmons officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Independence United Methodist Church, ℅ Evangeline Taylor, 5066 Dry Bread Rd, Emporia, VA 23847.
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