Janice Tabor Rodgers, born on Sept. 17, 1946, went home to the Lord on March 23, 2013, with her husband of 48 years, Rev. Jerry Rodgers, and her two daughters, Marilyn Palmer and Tricia Rodgers, by her side at home in Turlock, Calif. She was 66 years old. Janice was born in Bakersfield, Calif., to Jewel and Juanita Tabor and was the youngest of four children. Janice was married to Jerry Rodgers on Feb. 27, 1965, and dedicated her life to serving the Lord as a pastor’s wife of Calvary Temple Baptist Church in Turlock. She was a true living example of the Proverbs 31 woman. She retired after 22 years as a secretary for Chemland-DeLaval and also worked at Costco in the past few years. Janice was very dedicated to God, her husband, family and her church family. Janice is survived by her husband, Jerry Rodgers, daughters Marilyn (Tim) Palmer, Tricia Rodgers, six grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and brother Lonnie (Judy) Tabor of Stillwater. Janice is preceded in death by her parents, Jewel and Juanita Tabor, and siblings, Roy and Shirley Tabor.
Services were held at Calvary Temple Baptist Church, 612 West Ave., in Turlock on Saturday.
There was visitation preceding the service at the church. Her final resting place will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
In memory of Janice who loved her church, donations should be made in lieu of flowers to Calvary Temple Baptist Church, Turlock.