Iris Rodelsperger

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NEWBERRY — Iris Jennings Rodelsperger, 89, of Newberry, South Carolina, widow of George Edward "Eddie" Rodelsperger Sr., entered into eternal rest Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Her funeral service will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Rosemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home prior to the service.

Iris was born January 7, 1929,in Newberry, South Carolina, daughter of the late Curtis and Orii Jennings. She was a dedicated, lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Newberry, where she served on the flower committee for many years. She was a lifetime member of the Newberry Opera House Guild and served as the Backstage Hostess for 18 years. She was a member of Alpha Phi Sorority. During her life, she worked as a dental office manager and assistant to Dr. F.A. Truett, served as circulation manager at Newberry College, and for many years worked in real estate sales at Century 21 and Hometown Realty until retiring at age 85.

She is survived by her two children: Dr. George Edward Rodelsperger Jr. (Karen Lassig) of Johns Island, S.C., and Deane Rodelsperger Hines of Simpsonville, S.C.; grandson, Dr. Robert Peter Rodelsperger (Holly Renken); great grandchildren Allie, Emma and Peter, of Charleston, S.C.; four granddaughters: Jenni Hines Dunagan (Rodney Chad), great grandchildren Sophie and Luke, of Simpsonville, S.C., Elizabeth Rodelsperger Curry (Dr. Jason Andrew) of Charleston, S.C., Katie Hines Hunt (Zachary Jon), great grandchildren Logan, Leah, Allie and Max, of Simpsonville, S.C., and Sarah Rodelsperger Rickman (Demitri Emanuel) of Charleston, S.C. She was preceded in death by her sister, Arbrette Canizaro.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Newberry, 1020 Boundary Street, Newberry, SC 29108

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Published in The Newberry Observer from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, 2018
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