Obituary for Minnie Rulford (Rodgers)
Minnie Mae (Rodgers) Rulford, 80, of Jonesboro, Arkansas departed this life Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Minnie was born May 12, 1936 in Senatobia, Mississippi, the daughter of Lee and Marie (Brown) Rodgers. Minnie married Mr. Bozo Rulford in 1952 and they enjoyed fifty-three years together before he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Linda Rulford, several brothers, several sisters, and two grandsons: Marvin Rulford and Phil Lockheart.
She enjoyed several things in her life: cooking, fishing, gardening, crocheting, very much liked dancing, and spending time with her large family and friends.
She is survived by two sons: David and Lee Andrew Rulford of Minneapolis, Minnesota, seven daughters: Virgina Clark, Joyce Imhode, Annette Snoddy, Joanne Rulford, also of Minnesota, Margie Rulford, Barbara Rulford, and Rosemary Smith all of Jonesboro, Arkansas, sisters: Vernice Powell, Johney Bell Rodger, and Linda Bell Dumas, brothers: Cleo, Roy, and Jerry Rodgers, all of Minnesota, thirty-one grandchildren, seventy-seven great- grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren, and a companion, Bill Wilkins of Jonesboro, Arkansas.