Marie Worrell Roeder
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Hopewell, Va. - 81, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014. Born in Isle of Wight, Va., she was the daughter of the late Franklin Worrell, Sr. and Olive W. Worrell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Louis L. Roeder, Sr. and daughter, Sheila R. Watkins. Marie retired as the Clerk from the Circuit Court in Hopewell after many years of service. She was a longtime member of Wesley United Methodist Church, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved working in her yard and had quite a green thumb. Mrs. Roeder is survived by her son, Louis "Lou" L. Roeder, Jr. and his wife, Ruth; 3 grandchildren, Kelly R. Ryan and her husband, Matthew, Megan R. England and her husband, Frank, Louis "Lee" L. Roeder, III and his wife, Catherine; 5 great-grandchildren, Allison, Sarah, Jaelynn, Madelyne, Benjamin; 1 sister, Josephine Pierce and her husband, Percy; sister-in-law, Tippy Worrell; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Hopewell Chapel of J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 30, at 10 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2901 Norfolk Street, Hopewell, Va. 23860, with the Rev. Steven Vornov, officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Lawn Cemetery, 1525 N. Main Street, Suffolk, Va. 23434. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 25, 2014
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