Francis Elaine (Smith) Rodgers

October 5, 2021

Francis Elaine (Smith) Rodgers, age 52, passed away peacefully September 20, 2021, due to complications from COVID at Atmore Community Hospital. She was surrounded by her husband and sons. She was born on November 1, 1968, in Butler Springs, AL, to the late James and Kathryn Smith.

She married the love of her life, Kenneth Wayne Rodgers, on November 7, 1985, in Butler County, AL. Her last job was as a caregiver at The Meadows in Atmore, AL. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Kathryn (Walker) Smith; mother-in-law, Donnie Lane (Kennedy) Rodgers; her brother, Jimmy Smith and one child.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Rodgers; her two sons, Jonathan (Danielle) Rodgers and Joshua Rodgers; her four grandchildren, Ryver, Blakeleigh, Jaxon and Hayden; her father-in-law, Herman Rodgers; three sisters, Peggy (Hill) Wood, Diane, Pat (Milton) Luckie; one sister through love, Ellen (Smith) Garrett; one brother-in-law, Richard (Sandy) Rodgers; many nieces and nephews and many more great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Antioch East Baptist Church in Greenville, AL.

Donations can be made at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home or Dunklin Funeral Home to help with burial expenses.

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