Jimmie H. Rodgers, 80, of the Portland community in Adair County, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:31 P.M. at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born May 6, 1938, in Adair County, to the late Pierce and Lora Posey Rodgers and was also preceded in death by his sister; Zelphar Smith and his brothers; Augustus “Cricket” Rodgers and Isiah “Shorty” Rodgers and a nephew; John Smith. Jimmie was a member of Tarter’s Chapel United Methodist Church and a farmer.
Two nephews – Louis Smith and his wife Rhonda, Charles Smith and his wife Vickie all of Columbia
One niece – Zenda Pepper and her husband James of Columbia
One Great-Nephew – Daniel (Jeannie) Smith
Four Great-Nieces – Laura Akers and her husband Jason, Beth Little and her husband Micah, Lisa Smith, Kristina Stearns and her husband Drew
Two Great-Great Nephews – Isaac and Oakley
Three Great-Great Nieces- Kylee, Alivia and Jayla
His life-long friend – Cecil “Pete" Beard of Portland
Several other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Withers and Bro. Darrell Coffey officiating
Burial in Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery
Visitation after 10:00 A.M. Friday
In lieu of flowers, a donation to Tarter’s Chapel Cemetery would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home
Casket Bearers: Louis Smith, Charles Smith, Daniel Smith, Jason Akers, James Pepper, Micah Little, Drew Stearns
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
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