She was a member of Freedom Church where her husband of 51 years, the Rev. Jessie Lee Millsaps, is pastor.
She was a wonderful mentor to many people, being very active in the church’s food bank and outreach ministry. “She was there for anyone who called.”
She was the daughter of the late Steven and Roxie Parker Rodgers. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Lee Millsaps, a sister and three brothers.
She is survived by her husband; one son, Randy Millsaps and his wife, Leslie, of Benton; grandchildren: Christian Gibson of Benton and Lindsey Kirkley of Harrison; sisters: Bessie Rich of Lindsdale community of Polk County, Sue Brooks, Betty Cronan and Sylvia Ellis, all of Cleveland; brothers: Charles Rodgers and Bill Rodgers, both of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Freedom Church with the Revs. Annette White and Wallace Scroggins officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Lee, Edward, and Billy Millsaps, Steven Rodgers, Allen Martin, Ronnie Scroggins, Larry, Daryl and Tommy Scroggins serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends this evening from 5 to 9 at the Wildwood Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes.
Please share your memories and or condolences with Mrs. Millsaps family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.