LANCASTER, SC::::::::::: Mrs. Mary Louise Taylor Roddey, age 84, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 27, 2017. She was born June 20, 1932 in Fairfield County, a daughter of the late Charlie Taylor and Lona Mae Boulware Taylor and was the wife of the late Harry Walker Roddey. Louise was a long-time resident of Lancaster where she was a member of White Springs Baptist Church. As a member of her church, she served as a Sunday School teacher for over 30 years in the nursery department where infants and little children were her passion, and she was also a devoted member of the senior adult choir. Louise worked for Springs Industries from 1949 to 1993, where she worked at Grace Bleachery for 38 years as an inspector and 6 years at the Close Plant where she worked in quality audit. Louise is most noted by her colleagues and friends for her smile and giving to others. After retirement, she enjoyed working in her flower garden and cooking for family, friends, and church members. But most of all, she loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Mrs. Roddey was survived by two daughters, Deborah Roddey Williams and her husband, Howard of Lancaster, Donna Roddey Hagins and her husband, Mike of Lancaster; three grandchildren, Alison Williams Shehane and her husband Gary of Lancaster, Scott Hagins of Columbia, and Tara Williams Pitts and her husband Dean of Blythewood; four great grandchildren, Hunter Shehane, Grayson Shehane, Taylor Dawkins, and Larson Pitts; two sisters, Lula English of Chester and Lounette Dickens of Chester; three brothers, James Taylor of Carlisle and his wife, Georgie, Will Taylor of Carlisle and his wife, Frances, and George (Buck) Taylor of Carlisle and his wife Judy; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Roddey was preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Leroy Taylor, and Mattie Varnadore Chappell.
The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Roddey will be 11:00 am Monday, January 30, 2017 at White Springs Baptist Church by Rev. Gene Ghent, Tim Dippel and Clarence Wishert, Jr. Entombment will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sunday evening, January 29, 2017 at Burgess Funeral Home and other times at the home of Debbie and Howard Williams. Memorial contributions may be made to White Springs Baptist Church 1249 Grace Avenue, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory
Sunday January 29th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1800 Charlotte Highway
Lancaster, SC 29721
Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum
Monday January 30th, 2017
1389 Memorial Park Road
Lancaster, SC 29720
White Springs Baptist Church
Monday January 30th, 2017
1249 Grace Avenue
Lancaster, SC 29720
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Donna and family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May God bring comfort and hope to you as you grieve, now and in the days to come.
Kathy Estridge Ellis
Submitted by Kathy Estridge Ellis on Feb 3 2017 10:19:13 AM
My name is Carlein. I am a Bible teacher. I am sorry for your loss. A scripture that has given me much comfort is Revelation 21.4 which promises that one day death shall be no more. I hope this truth brings you comfort also.
Submitted by Carlein on Feb 1 2017 09:15:49 AM
God be with the family. I remember this sweet lady. Sorry for your loss
Submitted by Libby Kirkley on Jan 30 2017 09:50:00 PM
Debbie I am so sorry for your loss. Know that I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Submitted by Debra Rivers on Jan 30 2017 09:11:57 PM
Debbie&Howard I am so sorry about Louise I did not know.Prayers for all of you.God Bless.LOVE ALL OF YOU.
Submitted by Catherine williams(George Davis) on Jan 30 2017 09:02:59 PM
So sorry for your loss.Such a beautiful mother.
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On behalf of the Brooklyn Springs Elementary family...we light a candle in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Donna and Alison, Louise was a beautiful angel placed on earth for you and your families. She has planted seeds of kindness and love in the most sincere way. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers today and each day to come. We know that you love her dearly but God loves her more. He has allowed her to rest peacefully in His arms as she takes her place in heaven.
We love you all and May God continue to strengthen each of you during this difficult time.
The Brooklyn Springs Elementary Staff
Submitted by Brooklyn Springs Elementary School on Jan 29 2017 02:27:44 PM
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