Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, Adair County, KY (1938-2019)

He was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church and a farmer.

Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, of the Portland community in Adair County, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Withers and Bro. Darrell Coffey officiating. Burial will follow in Tarter's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation after 10am Friday. Casket Bearers will be Louis Smith, Charles Smith, Daniel Smith, Jason Akers, James Pepper, Micah Little, and Drew Stearns.

He was born May 6, 1938, in Adair County, a son of the late Pierce and Lora Posey Rodgers and was also preceded in death by his sister; Zelphar Smith and his brothers; Augustus "Cricket" Rodgers and Isiah "Shorty" Rodgers and a nephew; John Smith. Jimmie was a member of Tarter's Chapel United Methodist Church and a farmer.

Survivors include:

Two nephews - Louis Smith and his wife Rhonda, Charles Smith and his wife Vickie, all of Columbia

One niece - Zenda Pepper and her husband James of Columbia

One Great-Nephew - Daniel (Jeannie) Smith

Four Great-Nieces - Lora Akers and her husband Jason, Beth Little and her husband Micah, Lisa Smith, Kristina Stearns and her husband Drew

Two Great-Great Nephews - Isaac and Oakley

Three Great-Great Nieces - Rylee, Alivia and Jayla

His life-long friend - Cecil "Pete Beard of Portland

Several other relatives and friends

In lieu of flowers, a donation to Tarter's Chapel Cemetery would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2019-02-27 21:27:25
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, Adair County, KY (1938-2019)

2019-02-28 - Photo from the family.

Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, Adair County, KY (1938-2019)

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.