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Jill Wynn Roderick

Jill Jack Roderick, age 66 of Athens, passed away, Friday, February 28, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens, 
A native and life-long resident of Athens she was a daughter of the late George Houston and Nina Bell Landers Jack and was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Roderick on November 24, 2003; 2 brothers, Charlie Maxwell and Bill Maxwell; 2 sisters, Faye Wallace and twin sister Gail Mason; and a nephew, Greg Mason.
She was a member of Mt. Verd Baptist Church and was formerly employed as a medical assistant for Dr. Johnnie Carter and also worked at Athens Regional Medical Center as a unit secretary and a phlebotomist.  
1 daughter, Penny Roderick Davis  of Athens;
1 grandson whom was like a son to her and wife, Tyler and Amber Roderick of Athens;
1 brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Sherry McKinney of Sweetwater;
2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy and Alan Wade of Decatur, Betty and Mancel Roderick of Athens;
2 special great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Gunner Roderick;
Several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Wednesday, March, 4, 2020 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Dalton and Rev. Gary King officiating with Danny Pilkey singing. 

Entombment will follow at McMinn Memory Gardens. 

Active pallbearers, Grant Morrison, Luke Tindle, Adam Lein, Barry Burbank, Caleb Wells and Kenny Perkins.  Honorary pallbearer and special grandson Tyler Roderick

The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the funeral home.

Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Jill-Roderick. 

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.    

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I grew up with Jill in East Athens. Jill was a sweet lady. Such a wonderful loving person. She will be missed. But now she has no more pain, no sorrow, and no more tears!

Donna Housley Mar 5 2020 12:00 AM

Jill, I will miss you. You were my sister, but you were also my best friend. I am sorry we were not invited to be part of your service. You will be missed till we meet again. Love you Judy.

Judy Wade Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

Jill you will be missed by me. Your sister and best friend. I told my grand daughter you were my best friend and she said she would be my best friend now. Till we meet again. Love Judy

Judy Wade Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Penny. Me and Tori will miss seeing her and her asking did yall come to shut her down? She was a beautiful soul and will be greatly missed

Diamond Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

Jill will be missed, I have known her since High School. She had a Beautiful Smile Praying for Peace an comfort for the Days ahead Penny.

Donna Black Mar 3 2020 12:00 AM

My heartfelt condolences. May God provide each of you with comfort as you transition during this time of loss .

Carolyn Cannon-Dodd Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jill Roderick

jean frye Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

Condolences and Sympathy to her family and friends.

Phyllis Fairman Guest Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

Penny so saddened to hear of your moms passing!
I have many fond memories of hanging out at the car lots when I was younger! Praying for you and family!
Hugs and love, Princess

Princess Arwood Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jill Roderick

patricia roderick norman Mar 2 2020 12:00 AM

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