2008-05-24 / Obituaries

Lillian Elaine "Boots" Roderick

Calling hours for Lillian Elaine "Boots" Roderick, 63, of Glenford, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta Funeral & Cremation Service, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.

Mrs. Roderick died May 18, 2008, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. She was born Oct. 23, 1944, in Newark, to the late Edward and DeLeah Belle (Crego) Thompson.

Mrs. Roderick was a homemaker and a lifelong Elvis Presley fan. She had also been formerly employed at Frisch's.

She is survived by her children, Charles E. Jr. (Leona) Roderick, of Sidney, Patricia (Herschel) Snow, of Newark, Robert (Sharon) Roderick, of Greenville, Pamela (Robert) Smith, of Glenford, Tina (Dave) Powers, of Newark, Bobbie Jo (Taz) Wright, of Thornville, Ginger (Ibrahim) Hassan, of Newark, James (Kate) Cottrill Jr., of Newark, and Deborah Snow, of Glenford; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers, Fred Thompson, of Florida, and Ronald (Dorless Barnhart) Thompson, of Nashport; sisters, Barbara (Gerald) Stroup and Patricia Stroup, all of Florida; sister-in-law, Jeanine Thompson, of Zanesville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward "Sonny" Roderick Sr., in 1994; daughter, Deborah Thompson; sister, Ethel Thompson; brothers, Edward Thompson Jr. and Thomas Thompson; sister-in-law, Angie Thompson; and brother-inlaw, Bill Stroup.

Contributions in memory of Mrs. Roderick may be made to Pamela Smith in care of People's National Bank in Thornport.

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