Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 5, 2009
Myrtle “Elaine” Foulk Rodgers, 47, quietly passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She was born on October 27, 1961, in Gates, North Carolina, to Gloria Beatrice Foulk and the late Hurley Foulk.
Elaine attended Gates County Public Schools and was a graduate of Chowan College.
She was a member of Corinth Chapel United Church of Christ where she formally served on the usher board and choir.
Elaine leaves behind to cherish her beautiful memory, her husband, Isaac Rodgers, III, one daughter, Gloria Christine Rodgers, one son, Isaiah Christopher Rodgers all of Franklin, Virginia, mother, Gloria Foulk of Gates, North Carolina, one sister Janice D. Foulk of Gates, North Carolina, two brothers, Hurley A. Foulk of Virginia Beach, Virginia, John Foulk of Laurel, Maryland, one uncle, Calvin Faulk, Sr., mother-in-law, Christine Rodgers; seven sisters-in-law, Ernette Foulk, Helen Haley, Gwendolyn Rodgers, Aletha “Trudy” Rodgers Ashby, Ethel Rodgers, Denise Veal and Jacqueline Rodgers, three brothers-in-law, Johnny Rodgers, Joe Haley and Larry Veale and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
Mrs. Rodgers will be on view 12noon- 7pm and the family will greet visitors 5-7pm, Tuesday, July 7th at the funeral home. The family will receive visitors at 1829 Sandbanks Road Gates, North Carolina at all other times. A service of remembrance will be held 1pm, Wednesday, July 8th at Corinth Chapel United Church of Christ.
Professional services entrusted to T.E. Cooke- Overton Funeral Home, Inc.