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Mamie Louise Goode-Rodgers


Sunrise: October 31, 1925

Sunset: June 19, 2020

Mamie Louise Goode-Rodgers, 95, was called to glory on June 19, 2020.  She was born in Dinwiddie County, on October 31, 1925.  She was the daughter of the late Deacon Jeff Goode of Norfolk, Virginia and the late Sarah Ella Bland of Dinwiddie County, Petersburg, VA.

She was a lifelong member of Third Baptist Church since the age of eleven under the late Dr. B.W. Dancey.  She attended I.C. Norcom High School and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Scottish Rite Mason.  She was employed at Star Band Co., Circle Restaurant in Portsmouth in the early 70’s. From 1978 to 1994 she was a food service worker at Norfolk State University and then retired.  Inspired to work and help others, she worked at the Town and Country Daycare School for 24 years before retiring once again.

She leaves to cherish her memory, Debora Smith (Scott), Elvine A. Brown; goddaughters, Arnetta Brown, Jane Finney, Linda M. Blackwell and Roslin Jenkins, 30 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Viewing Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Rev.Harry & Mazie Mccoy says

    May God Bless the Family with comfort, strength and His Love.
    And we will continue to up lift you in our prayers.

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    Vanessa W. Elliott says

    Sending my heartfelt condolences to the family. May GOD continue to bless and be with the family during this time of bereavement.

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    Brenda Carter says

    Louise was a loving
    sweet God loving
    woman who I call friend our morning
    evening talks on the
    way home from work meant so much to me I will
    miss her. Knowing
    she’s resting peacefully in the Master’s arms will
    give me the confort
    I need to heal my
    hurting heart. I love
    You
    LOUISE.💖🌷🌷

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    Bea Dwornick says

    Mrs Rodgers
    Was amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Matthew Mitchell says

    Mrs. Rodgers was an incredible person that I have known since I was a child. In all those years I can not remember one moment in which she didn’t have a smile on her face or a negative thing to say about anyone. She was a bright spot in so many peoples lives each and every day. I am thankful to have known her all these years and will miss her greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. I love you Mrs. Rodgers.

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    Sylvia Perez says

    Mrs. Rodgers, will be truly missed, she was a joy to know. My condolences goes out 🙏 to the family.

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    Brenda Dalton says

    May GOD grant the family a wealth of peace, comfort and solitude. Mrs. Rodgers was such a wonderful person and will be sorely missed for her kindness, meekness and gentle spirit. Her eternal peaceful rest with the LORD will be her great reward. Rest in Peace! We love you!

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    Kimmie says

    I will miss this lady and our talks. God took a good 1 when he took her. Love and prayers to everyone.

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