Helen RodgersSeptember 13th, 2020
Nora Helen Rodgers, age 87, died September 10, 2020, surrounded by family in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Helen was born August 5, 1933 in Lake, Mississippi. For 47 years, she was co-owner of Ark-La-Tex-Marine, Inc. and an active member of First Baptist Church Texarkana, for more than 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, A.L. & Gladys Weems, two brothers, Clyde Weems & Leon Weems, her husband of 51 years, M.L. "Buddy" Rodgers, and two daughters, Margie Rodgers-Milligan & Tracie Joan Rodgers. She is survived by one brother and sister-in law, James and Martha Weems of Texarkana, TX; three daughters, Maurie Johnson (Dr. John Johnson) of North Charleston, SC, Peggy Pricco (Patrick Tam) of Antioch, CA, & Krystal McCright of Wake Forest, NC.; Six Grandchildren, Tracy Weisberg, Bruce Pilgreen Jr. (Amy), Melanie Brooks (Sam), Leisa McCright, Joanna Thompson (Daryl Ray), & Sarah Pilgreen; Seven Great-Grandchildren, Kobe Weisberg, Josh Weisberg, Carlee Brooks, Tanner Pilgreen, Preston Pilgreen, Reece Brooks, & David Isaac Brooks, and a host of other relatives & friends. Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Rev. Larry Sims officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:00-1:45 PM at Chapelwood Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, 333 N. Summit St., P.O. Box 10086 Toledo, OH 43699-0086 or your local hospice agency.