Lila Nellie Rodgers of Liberty, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. She was 81 years of age. Born in the Clementsville community of Casey County on January 25, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Joe Alfred and Allie Marie Phillips Clements. Lila retired from Union Underwear after 32 years. She loved her family and her animals. Lila also loved to cook. She was a member of Hollins Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include three sons, Jimmy (Vanessa) Shreve of Campbellsville, Gary Rodgers of Dunnville, Mitchell (Amanda) Eads of Liberty; four daughters, Brenda Williamson of Liberty, Ledia (Dallas) Patten of Liberty, Kay Lee of Dunnville, Shannon Mabel Castillo of Columbia; twenty-three grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, seventeen great-great-grandchildren and a very special dog, Rocky.
In addition to her parents, Lila was preceded in death by her husband, James Carrell Rodgers, who passed away January 31, 2012; two sons, Marcus Shreve and Michael Shreve; two daughters, Kathy Hearon and Cleta Marie Rodgers; one grandson, Zackary Rodgers; and seven sisters, Helen Kelbch, Wanda Clements, Leila Leigh, Hazel Hatter, Hilda Scherrer, Lynn Franklin and Beatrice Clements.
Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Brother Jeff Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Whited Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-9:00 P.M. on Friday evening at the funeral home.