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Lila (Nellie) Clements Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1936-2017)

Lila retired from Union Underwear after 32 years. She loved her family. She loved her animals, especially a very special dog, Rocky. Lila also loved to cook. She was a member of Hollins Pentecostal Church. She was the matriarch of a respected Casey County, KY, family, the daughter of Joe Alfred & Allie Marie Phillips Clements. She was the widow of James Carrell Rodgers. She leaves 57 direct living descendants
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Lila Nellie Rodgers of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. She was 81 years of age.

Funeral services are 1pmCT/2pmET, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY. with Brother Jeff Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5pm-7pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Friday evening , September 15, 2017 at the funeral home.

Lila's pallbearers are: Artie Lane, Bruce Martin, Tim Johnson, Dallas Patten, James Lane and Jacob Lane.

Lila Nellie Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1936-2017

Born in the Clementsville community of Casey County on January 25, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Joe Alfred & Allie Marie Phillips Clements. She died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the age of 81 years, seven months, and 19 days.

Lila retired from Union Underwear after 32 years. She loved her family and her animals. Lila also loved to cook. She was a member of Hollins Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include:
  • Three sons: Jimmy (Vanessa) Shreve of Campbellsville, KY; Gary Rodgers of Dunnville, KY; and Mitchell (Amanda) Eads of Liberty, KY

  • Four daughters: Brenda Williamson of Liberty, KY Ledia (Dallas) Patten of Liberty, Kay Lee of Dunnville, Shannon Mabel Castillo of Columbia, KY

  • Twenty-three grandchildren

  • Fourteen great-grandchildren

  • Seventeen great-great-grandchildren

  • And a very special dog, Rocky
In addition to her parents, Lila was preceded in death by her husband, James Carrell Rodgers, who passed away January 31, 2012; two sons, Marcus Shreve and Michael Shreve; two daughters, Kathy Hearon and Cleta Marie Rodgers; one grandson, Zackary Rodgers; and seven sisters, Helen Kelbch, Wanda Clements, Leila Leigh, Hazel Hatter, Hilda Scherrer, Lynn Franklin and Beatrice Clements.

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Lila Nellie Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1936-2017)

2017-09-15 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty, KY.

Lila Nellie Rodgers, Casey County, KY (1936-2017)

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