Ruthie Mae Rodgers
November 20, 1934 ~ March 23, 2023
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Ruthie Mae Rodgers was born November 20, 1934 to James and Lucille Rodgers. She was the first born of nine children. Ruthie was born in Bastrop, Texas, however, the family later moved to Smithville, Texas where she grew up, attended school and gave her life to Christ. After a while the family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas.
It was in Corpus Christi that she made a career as a housekeeper in the medical field. She worked hard and was a good provider for her family. Ruthie retired from Sphon Hospital after forty-six years of service. Being a housekeeper in the medical field opened a door for her to become a hospital foster grandmother where she worked at Corpus Christi State School for six years giving love and comfort to countless children.
Ruthie had three children, Sharon, Tommy and Elaine, they in turn blessed her with five grandchildren and those grandchildren blessed her with eight great grandchildren.
Ruthie was a hard worker, a loving and giving mother and loved her grands and great grandchildren. She was a great cook who hated cooking, had a great sense of humor and made people laugh and smile. While hospitalized the nurses loved coming to her room not just to treat her but to hear what she had to say.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and all of her siblings, John H. Rodgers, Raymond Rodgers, Will Rodgers, Joe Rodgers, Bessie Brewington, Ruby Ford, Erma Rodgers and Viola Rodgers. Her memory will be cherished by her children, Sharon Monroe, Tommy Rodgers and Elaine Rodgers; grandchildren, Robert J. Monroe (Debbie), Tavara Green, Ben Rodgers, Amber Nickerson (Louis) and Christopher Rodgers; great grandchildren, Christopher James Rodgers, Sharon Monroe, Amazjaei Rodgers, Louis Nickerson, III, Alazyia Rodgers, Ja’Kiyah Rodgers, Akayton Rodgers and Avan “Plunkum” Nickerson along with other family and friends.