Mary Frances Harden Roddenberry, 83, of Folkston, GA passed away February 3 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born July 24, 1934 in Folkston to the late Lewis Harden and Goldie Crews Harden. She retired as a Tax Preparer after over 40 years with H & R Block. She was a homemaker and loved to sew, knit, embroider, cook and garden. She enjoyed fishing and listening to Blue Grass music. Mrs. Roddenberry loved to take trips to the mountains. She was of the Baptist faith.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Jesse Roddenberry; a great grandson: Dylan Morris McCullough; a sister: Ann Pearce; a brother-in-law: Dan Pearce and a sister-in-law: Florie Harden.
She is survived by her children: Michael Roddenberry (Dora), Larry Roddenberry and Shelba Martin; 6-grandchildren: Jessica Cooney (Joe), Christina Keene (Charles), Lorie Lindsay (David), Cory Roddenberry (Victoria), Brook Martin and Harley Hash; 11-great grandchildren: Adrian Cooney, Patrick Cooney, Dylan Keene, Jaxson Keene, Hope Lindsay, Jay Lindsay, Jordan Lindsay, David Lindsay, James Todd, Cayden Roddenberry and Lucas Roddenberry; 2-sisters: Fredia Bluestein (Phillip), Betty Simmons (Tex); 2-Brothers: Dean Harden (Liz) and Emory Harden and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 6 at Philadelphia Free Will Baptist Church at 10:00 AM with Rev. Ray McMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Sardis Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.