Martha Virginia Rodgers

Martha Virginia Rodgers

Mrs. Martha Virginia Rodgers, age 97, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Virginia was a native of Athens, Georgia. She went on to become a registered nurse at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. It was here that she met and married her late beloved husband of 53 years, Dr. George M. Rodgers.

Virginia is survived by her son, Dr. George Rodgers of Salt Lake City, Utah, daughter Patricia Michelli of Long Beach, Mississippi, granddaughter Madeleine Michelli and fiancé Brandon Payne of Gulfport, Mississippi, grandson Jimmy Michelli and wife Beth of Chicago, Illinois, and granddaughter Georgia Lowery and husband Carl of Biloxi, Mississippi. Virginia is also survived by her two loving great-grandchildren Alexandra and Eli Lowery.

Virginia was an active member of the First Baptist Church as well as it’s oldest member. She loved participating in luncheons, excursions, and all the other activities the church offered.

A private memorial service will be held at Live Oak Cemetery in Pass Christian, Mississippi where she will be laid to rest next to her cherished husband George. Services under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield, Louisiana.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Winnfield or the Louisiana Children’s Home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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