Virginia Lee Rodgers

Muncie, Indiana

Nov 26, 1929 – Feb 22, 2020 (Age 90)


November 26, 1929
February 22, 2020
Muncie, Indiana


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Virginia Lee (Dean) Rodgers

Muncie - Virginia Lee (Dean) Rodgers, 90, of Muncie, passed away on February 22, 2020, at Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born on November 26, 1929, in Anderson to the late Virgil and Lillian (Johnston) Dean.

Jenny worked at Westview Animal Clinic where her love of animals proved positive, then Scotts Variety Store, and then alongside her husband, Dale, at Dar Machine & Manufacturing, Inc. Jenny retired in 1995. Jenny also loved to read the Muncie StarPress newspaper every day while sipping on coffee. She was a member of Selma United Methodist Church. Jenny was also a member of the Lions Club where she and Dale participated in transportation duties for those with sight impairments.

Jenny was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend that will be missed by many. Those include her loving daughter and best friend, Julie Feuston; sons: Jerry Downham, and Michael Downham; step-daughter, Rita Rodgers; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special friends: Janet, Lynn, and Brittani.

Jenny was preceded in death by her parents; father of her children, Lex Downham, Jr.; second husband, Dale A. Rodgers; grandson, Eric Cole; daughter-in-law, Linda Downham; sisters: Norma Wooster and Martha Birge; step-son, Dana Rodgers; and step-daughter, Donna Rodgers.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Garden View Funeral Home, 10501 N. State Road 3, Muncie, with the funeral service immediately following at 7:00 p.m., also in the Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor John Clegg. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, private to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting

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