Cornelia Waterman RodgersFebruary 17, 1921 ~ June 3, 2017 (age 96)
Cornelia Waterman Rodgers, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.
She graduated from Mesa Union School in Mesa, Arizona and moved to Los Angeles, California to attend fashion design school. After living in Massachusetts for many years, she moved to Brevard County in 1968.
She was a member of Orsino Baptist Church in Merritt Island.
She was predeceased by Kenneth Leigh Rodgers, her husband of 53 years.
She is survived by her sons, Kenneth W. Rodgers of Merritt Island and David J. Rodgers of Cape Canaveral; daughters, Carol R. Lough of Schroon Lake, NY, and Anne N. Rich of Cedarville, Ohio; 20 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Theodore P. Rodgers and daughter, Leigh S. Morgan.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 6 – 7 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 7:00 p.m., at Orsino Baptist Church, Merritt Island.Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home in Cocoa Beach is in charge of arrangements.