Eleanor Lorraine Roderick, 87, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born December 16, 1928, in Licking, Missouri, daughter of Louis and Lenora Elmore Slaughter.  She and Lee Roderick were married July 30, 1948.  He passed away August 8, 2013.

Lorraine was a charter member of Crossroads Fellowship in Jackson where she was active in the Psalms group.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, and rarely missed a game.

Loving survivors include three children, Linda (T. Wayne) Lewis of Jackson, Doug (Kathy) Roderick of Fulton, MO, David (Tami) Roderick of Collinsville, IL; 12 grandchildren, Chris (Barb) Lewis, Lisken (Leonard) Veare, Tracey (Jeff) Cox, Brad (Kellie) Stockton, Morgan (Luke) Richardson, Matthew (Tiffany) Roderick, Brad Roderick, Ben Roderick, Kara Roderick, Zack Roderick, Christian Roderick, and Tori Roderick; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren; a sister, Dona Billington of Bakersfield, California; and a brother-in-law, Frank Jaszarowski  of Florissant, Missouri.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Florene Hall and Glenda Jaszarowski, and a brother, Jimmy Slaughter.

Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, January 7, 2016 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 at the funeral home, with Dr. Brian Anderson and David Roderick officiating.

A visitation will be held from 1:30-2 p.m. with a funeral service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Hickory Ridge Baptist Church in Upton, Missouri.

Interment will follow in Hickory Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Lewis, Brad Stockton, Matthew Roderick, Brad Roderick, Ben Roderick, Zack Roderick, and Christian Roderick.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Crossroads Fellowship.

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  1. Sarah Wright Smith

    My deepest sympathy to the Rodderick and Lewis families. Lorraine was a special person and I have fond memories of her in the psalm group while i was secretary at Crossroad.

  2. Ashley Blakey

    So very sorry for the loss of Lorraine. We are lifting the family up in prayer during this difficult time. Praying for strength and comfort.

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