Thelma Lee Rodgers Virgies

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mrs. Thelma Lee Rodgers Virgies, 79, of Osceola, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Born Sept. 25, 1933, to the late Alcuin Rodgers and Willie Rodgers, she was a retired nurses aid and a member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Osceola.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Vergies Jr.; one son, James Adkins; nine sisters; and eight brothers.

Mrs. Vergies leaves one daughter, Jeannie Adkins of Osceola;

Four step-sons, Leroy Virgies, Tommy Virgies, Frankie Virgies and Allen Virgies, all of Cleveland, Ohio; and

Two sisters, Jessie May Davis of Houston, Texas, and Catherine Harris of Osceola.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest M.B. with the Rev. Cleveland Cain officiating. Burial will follow at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola.