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Sheila Ann Rodgers
March 24, 1963 - October 4, 2020

Sheila Rodgers, 57, of Bay departed this life on Sunday, October 4, 2020 surrounded by loved ones at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, TN.  Born in Michigan, Sheila moved to Bay at age 10.  She was a proud and devoted mother to 3 children, Pastor’s wife of 38 years of the Baptist faith, and the best all around Nana to 5 blessed grandchildren.  A creative, fun, confidence-building 4th grade teacher, “Mrs. Rodgers” taught at Ridgefield Christian School for nearly 20 years.  She was preceded in death by an unborn infant son, and her father, Billy Gene Morgan.    Survivors include husband, Phillip Rodgers of the home; daughter  Heather (Cody) Broadway of Walnut Ridge; two sons, Daniel (Brittney) Rodgers of Bay and Matthew (Ashley) Rodgers of Bay; mother, Reba Morgan of Bay; and five grandchildren, Jace, Lexi, Lennox, Anderson, and Mackenzie. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.         In lieu of flowers, her wishes included a school supply donation which will be collected at her visitation, or a lasting donation can be made to Ridgefield Christian School, 3824 Casey Springs Road, Jonesboro, AR 72404.       In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing and face masks will be required along with signing of a COVID-19 form. Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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October 7, 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Annette Brown, Jonesboro, AR says

    My deepest condolences to the family on the loss of this beautiful woman. I haven’t seen Sheila in many, many years but she was a good friend to my sister Diane and we attended the same church growing up. Such a tragic loss and I wish the family and loved ones an abundance of peace and love.

  2. Sherry Mcanally, Lake City, AR 72437 says

    I met Shelia while working at RCS. She loved the Lord. She loved her family. She loved RCS and her students. This was reflected in her daily life. She will truly be missed.

  3. Andrea McAdams, Jonesboro AR says

    Sheila has always been a favorite teacher of our family. She was such a sweet and amazing person and we will miss her greatly! Love from Andrea, Scott, Chris, and Matt McAdams

  4. Valerie Parish, Bay says

    Sheila was such a sweet person, she was always smiling and laughing. Although we have not seen each other in several years, I have never forgotten our friendship of our younger years. To Phillip and all of her loving family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Love to you all

  5. Carol Dearing, Sparta TN says

    My deepest condolences to your family. I love you Sheila and will miss you especially at the family reunion time every year! We had some good chats and fun times!

  6. Gail Rasberry, Bay, AR says

    Prayers for peace and comfort from Wayde and I, and the Bay High School Class of '81.

  7. Gordon Barker, Michigan says

    I was Sheila's next door neighbor in Michigan from about age 3-7. My condolences to the family.

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