Marie Worrell Roeder, 81, of Hopewell 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.
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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; three grandchildren, Kelly R. Ryan and her husband, Matthew, Megan R. England and her husband, Frank, Louis "Lee" L. Roeder III and his wife, Catherine; five great-grandchildren, Allison, Sarah, Jaelynn, Madelyne, Benjamin; one 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 at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2901 Norfolk St., Hopewell, with the Rev. Steven Vornov officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Lawn Cemetery, 1525 N. Main St., Suffolk.
Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
Published in The Progress-Index from May 24 to May 25, 2014