CHESTER-Ilene Veronica Manypenny Rodgers died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Fox's in Chester surrounded by family and staff. Mrs. Rodgers was born at her grandparents' home in New Cumberland. The only child of Ruth and Robert Scott Manypenny, she married Richard H. Rodgers.
They have five children: Kerri Lyn Petry of Belle, W.Va.; Sherri Brown of Gold River, California; R. Terrance Rodgers of Charleston, W.Va.; Beth Ann Powell of New Philadelphia, Ohio; and Randy Rodgers of Charlottesville, Va.. In addition, she is survived by 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Rodgers was a member of the New Cumberland Christian Church.
Visitation will be at Nixon's Funeral Home in New Cumberland on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the New Cumberland Christian Church, followed by a brief service at New Cumberland Cemetery and then a lunch for family and friends at the New Cumberland Christian Church.