Ruby Turner Chapman Rodgers

Published 5:42 pm Monday, October 23, 2023

Ruby Turner Chapman RodgersRuby Turner Chapman Rodgers, 82 of Farmville, passed peacefully from this life on Oct. 17. Ruby was born to Ruben Turner and Carrie Branch Turner in Sussex County.

In addition to being a dedicated and loving mother and grandmother, she took pride in her public service work at various grocery stores, her passion for softball and her church family.

Ruby is preceded in death by her son, Robert Chapman and husband, John Rodgers.

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She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Jones (Bo); son, Donald (Lynni); daughter-in-law, Donna Chapman and sisters, Flora Cutchins, Jospehine Peffer, Ann Jones and Jenny Holt. Ruby was blessed with seven grandchildren, Stephanie, Wayne, Mikey, Rocky, Kasey, Joey, and Caleb; 19 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. 

The visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shorter Funeral Home, 1905 S Main Street, Farmville. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. at Worsham Baptist Church, 6708 Farmville Road, Farmville. Burial will follow at College Presbyterian Church, Hampden-Sydney.

Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.