Nettie Regenia "Jeannie" Rodgers

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Nettie Regenia "Jeannie" Rodgers, 79, of Bay, formerly of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born and raised in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Claud and Ollie Bishoff Mathis and had attended Leachville Public Schools. Jeannie had been a Bay resident since 1959, was a longtime employee of St. Bernards Medical Center and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bay. She enjoyed working with the youth at church and cracking pecans for friends and neighbors.

She is survived by four sons, Carbert Rodgers (Jeannie) of Bay, Phillip Rodgers (Sheila) of Bay,

Jimmy Rodgers (Theresa) of Lunsford and Donny Rodgers of Lunsford; one daughter, Rainia Reithemeyer (Kane) of Jonesboro. She also leaves nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Danny Taylor and Rev. Paul Horner officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include Jerry Wayne Rodgers, Daniel Rodgers, Matthew Rodgers, Rodney Rodgers, Matt Gill and Spencer Elder.

The family received visitors Tuesday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

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