McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


December 2, 2012

Linda Sue Rodgers

McALESTER — Linda Sue Rodgers, 70, of Stillwater, died on Nov. 29, 2012, in Stillwater.

Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Strode Funeral Home. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Stillwater with the Rev. Mike Chaffin officiating. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1942, to Champ Lee and Mildred (Parker) Hodgens in Savanna. She attended Oklahoma State University where she received a bachelor of arts degree in English. She later earned her master of library science degree from the University of Oklahoma, and went on to work as a ;librarian and Realtor.

She married Richard Albert Rodgers on May 24, 1964, in Stillwater.

She was a member of the Stillwater Library Board, O Club and Mid-Del-Moore Association of Realtors. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church, volunteered on Thursday evenings to cook meals and also delivered for the Food for Kids program. She was an avid OSU fan and supporter and enjoyed many bus trips as she followed the Cowgirl basketball games.

She was preceded in death by her father.

She is survived by her mother, Mildred Hodgens; husband of 48 years, Richard Rodgers; son, Dustin Lee Rodgers, and his wife, Yonnette; two grandchildren, Brianna Lee Rodgers and Brittney Anne Rodgers; and one sister, Kay Kloecker.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the First United Methodist Church at 400 W. 7th St., Stillwater, OK 74074.

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