Friday, February 22nd, 2008
Iris Rodgers, 95, 6554 Gause Road, Celina, died at 12:45 p.m. Feb. 20, 2008, at her residence.
She was born March 4, 1912, in Elwood, Ind., to Cecil and Pearl Smith Reel. On Jan. 30, 1942, she married James Rodgers, who died Jan. 23, 2000.
Survivors are three sons, John (Norma) and Warren (Belinda), all of Celina, and Brian (Davelyn), Yuma, Ariz.; a daughter, Karen (Hubert) Granger, Unionport; a brother, Ray Reel, Highland, Ind.; a sister, Janice Hebert, Las Vegas, Nev.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Richard, Robert, Jack and William; three sisters, Frances, Mary Jane and Joyce; and two great-grandchildren.
She worked as a library aide for Celina City Schools for 16 years. She was a 4-H Club leader and member the Celina History Club and the United Church of Christ, Celina, where she taught Sunday school for 60 years. She was a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, with family members officiating. Burial is at Buck Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 10-10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to Grand Lake Hospice, St. Marys.