QUITMAN, Miss. – Services for Sarah Elizabeth Brashier Rodgers, of Collinsville, Miss., will be held today, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Pachuta United Methodist Church, in Pachuta, Miss., with the Rev. Alan Randle and Rev. Dr. W. D. Pigott officiating. Burial will be in the Pachuta Cemetery with Wright’s Funeral Home in Quitman, Miss. in charge of arrangements.
Sarah was born in DeSoto, Miss. and passed from this life on Dec. 17, 2013, at her home. She loved and trusted the Lord and was totally prepared for her meeting with him early Tuesday morning. Sarah was an active member of the Pachuta UMC for most of her life then transferred her church membership to the Collinsville UMC when she moved in 2007 to be cared for by her daughters. She was happiest when at home surrounded by her family. She loved and adored her two daughters, Dr. Pamela Rochester (Buford), and Sandra McCarra (Morris) both of Collinsville, as well as her grandson Stephen Rochester, San Diego, California. She was also survived by nephews William (Bill) Pool and Rodgers Rahaim and great nephews David Pool and Keith Pool. She attended MSCW and the University of Southern Mississippi. She retired after a career with the Clarke County Department of Human Services. She chaired the Pachuta Cemetery Committee, was active in the Methodist Women’s Missionary Society, taught Sunday School and enjoyed playing bridge.
Preceding Sarah in death were her husband of 47 years, Haschal Hubert (Gayle) Rodgers, Jr., her parents, Earl and Coral Brashier, and her sister Earlyne Pool.
Active pallbearers are Jimmy Boatner, Wallace Eddins, Dr. Jack Gunn, Tony Hamrick, Bob Longwitz, Clayton McNair, Mark McPhail, James Skidmore, and Jerry Walker. Honorary pallbearers are Ray Morrison and Randy Wall.
Special recognition and appreciation is given her faithful caregivers Frances, Myrna, Brenda and Carolyn, and physicians Dr. Dan Henderson and Dr. Rafique Ahmand.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral service.