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Browning Funeral Home

141 West Oxford Street, Pontotoc, MS

OBITUARY

Sallie Jean Rodgers

December 12, 1930September 12, 2019
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Sallie Jean Rodgers, age 88, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Pontotoc Nursing Home. She was born to George Marion Biffle and Lila Ferguson Biffle. . Jean married Whitson Fay Rodgers on October 7, 1947 and they were members of West Heights Baptist Church, since 1948, where she was involved with the GA’s, taught Sunday school and worked with VBS for over 50 years. She was an active member of the Choir. Jean worked at the Rivera Shirt Factory for many years, setting pockets. She was an excellent seamstress and worked with the local 4-H Club for many years. Jean enjoyed her flowers, and took pride in her beautiful yard, collecting rocks and stamps from around the World.

Services will be at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Browning Funeral Home with Rev. David Hamilton and Rev. Bill Rambo officiating and Bill Rutledge will share reflections, and music will be provided by Rev. James Francis and Bobby Forman. Burial will follow in the Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her children, Linnette McAnally of McComb, MS, two sons; Michael Rodgers of Belden, MS and Joseph Rodgers of Pontotoc, MS; one sister, Thelma Biffle Morrison, of Dallas, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son-in-law, Harry McAnally; two sisters, Lena Biffle Shackleton and Mavis Biffle Sappington; and four brothers, Dean Biffle, Sidney Biffle, Raymond (Jack) Biffle and William Biffle.

Pallbearers will be Carter Biffle, Jack Biffle, William Thomas Biffle, Roger Bland, Ken Rodgers, David Rodgers and Bill Rutledge.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM Saturday and from 1 to 2 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor, and Chicago, IL 60601 or at www.alz.org

Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Carter Biffle
  • Jack Biffle
  • William Thomas Biffle
  • Roger Bland
  • Ken Rodgers
  • David Rodgers
  • Bill Rutledge
  • DONATIONS

  • Alzheimer's Association

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, September 14, 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, September 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 15, 2019

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Biography

Sallie Jean Rodgers, age 88, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Pontotoc Nursing Home. She was born to George Marion Biffle and Lila Ferguson Biffle. . Jean married Whitson Fay Rodgers on October 7, 1947 and they were members of West Heights Baptist Church, since 1948, where she was involved with the GA’s, taught Sunday school and worked with VBS for over 50 years. She was an active member of the Choir. Jean worked at the Rivera Shirt Factory for many years, setting pockets. She was an excellent seamstress and worked with the local 4-H Club for many years. Jean enjoyed her flowers, and took pride in her beautiful yard, collecting rocks and stamps from around the World.

Services will be at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Browning Funeral Home with Rev. David Hamilton and Rev. Bill Rambo officiating and Bill Rutledge will share reflections, and music will be provided by Rev. James Francis and Bobby Forman. Burial will follow in the Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her children, Linnette McAnally of McComb, MS, two sons; Michael Rodgers of Belden, MS and Joseph Rodgers of Pontotoc, MS; one sister, Thelma Biffle Morrison, of Dallas, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son-in-law, Harry McAnally; two sisters, Lena Biffle Shackleton and Mavis Biffle Sappington; and four brothers, Dean Biffle, Sidney Biffle, Raymond (Jack) Biffle and William Biffle.

Pallbearers will be Carter Biffle, Jack Biffle, William Thomas Biffle, Roger Bland, Ken Rodgers, David Rodgers and Bill Rutledge.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM Saturday and from 1 to 2 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor, and Chicago, IL 60601 or at www.alz.org

Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com