Dr. Bennie Earl Rodgers

  • Born: December 23, 1951
  • Died: September 20, 2020
  • Location: Conyers, Georgia

Ames Funeral Home

8914 Quarry Road
Manassas, VA 20110

Tel. (703) 368-2814

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Special thank you to Deona Miller, Doug & Connie Green, Tommy & Mable Williams, and Renarda Freeman; and everyone who came together at such last minute to make sure everything ran smoothly (especially those traveling near and far).

Dr. Bennie Earl Rodgers was born to Charlie Mervin & Rosie Lee Rodgers on December 23rd 1951. His early education began in the St Louis public school system. He graduated from McKinley High School & earned his BA from DeVry University. He served his country in the US Army where he served in the Vietnam War. While living in Chicago he met and fell in love with Linda Roby and was soon joined in marriage to which their son Bennie E. Rodgers Jr (Jeanette) was born.
His professional career was in the IT/Tech sectors where he worked for companies like IBM and Navcom Systems. Bennie had a zeal and love of life, family and friends.
He married his soulmate Aradine Earlby (Granberry) Rodgers, who preceded him in death. To this union two daughters were born Ebon'e Rose & Ariel Elisa Rodgers.
He received his calling from the Lord to lead and feed his people in 1997 when he served as pastor and founder of New Fellowship Baptist Church where he served for over 15 yrs. Bennie received his Doctorate in Divinity and published a book "The Visitation of Curses". Throughout his ministry Bennie served the men and women of Manassas, VA through his prison ministry.
Later in life Bennie found love again when he reconnected with and married his high school sweetheart Pamela (Brown) Rodgers who survives him in his heavenly transition.
Bennie was preceded in death by his father Charlie Mervin Rodgers, mother Rosie Lee Rodgers, sister Mervina (Peaches) Rodgers, brothers Sean Rodgers and Cyrus Rodgers.
He leaves to mourn his death and live his legacy: wife: Pamela (Brown) Rodgers; daughters: Ebon'e Rose Rodgers & Ariel Elise Rodgers, Robin Brown; sons: Bennie E. Rodgers Jr. (Jeanette), Larrion Brown; brothers: A. Darryl Rodgers (Victoria) & Reginald Rodgers (Vanessa); grandchildren: Zanna Rodgers, Princess James, Ethel Davis, Marion Davis, Julius Davis; great-grandchildren: Zaiden Rodgers, Marion Davis Jr, Jacobi Davis, Jabari Davis, Tamia James, Brianna James, Sanaya Davis; nieces and nephews: Catherine Rodgers-Edmonds, Loretta Stewart, Crystal Henderson (Tyrome), Kelly Rodgers (Pam), A. Darryl Rodgers Jr. (Janelle), Anthony Rodgers (Jessica), Eric Rodgers, Erica Rodgers, Jonathan Rodgers, Dominique Rodgers, Krystal Rodgers.
If Bennie could leave a spoken word it would be, "if you can believe in life after death you could believe in life after every situation you go through".

May God Bless.

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So sorry to hear about the passing of someone we called friend. Pastor Bennie Rogers. We had a lot of great conversations over some great meals. You will be truly missed. God bless and strengthen the Roger's family during this time.
Hempstead family, Manassas, Va

Posted by Mary & Clee Hempstead - Manassas, VA - Friend   September 26, 2020

This was my cousin, my buddy and my friend. He will be missed in the hearts of many, but he'll never be forgotten. R.I.P. Much love Bennie, Ariel, and Ebon'e. Keep the faith and never lose hope.

Posted by Eleanore Greene - Louisville, KY - Family   September 26, 2020

Sorry to hear of the passing of Pastor Bennie Rodgers. You was a true to the Davis family of Catharpin Va.RIP our dear friend.

Posted by Abraham L. Davis - Bunker Hill, WV - Family Friend   September 26, 2020

My condolences to the entire Rodger's Family. So sorry for your loss! Safe travels to the Family.

Posted by Linda Blakemore - KING GEORGE, VA - Friend   September 26, 2020

Wow my unk

Posted by Christopher Jackson - Gary, IN - Family   September 26, 2020

From the Jones Family. What a Friend we had in Bennie! He was more than a friend, he was our Brother in Christ. Any understanding we needed in the Word of God, Bennie was always available to guide us to the Scriptures. We will miss this Man of God who truly loved the Lord, loved his family and his friends.Rest In Peace Bennie E. Rodgers
Love,
Charles & Vanessa

Posted by Vanessa jones - Fredericksburg, VA - Family Friend   September 25, 2020

Rest in Power Brother. You were a great friend and also a mentor to me. I am proud to have had you as my pastor at a time when I needed your guidance. Great human being!

Posted by paul williams - MANASSAS, VA - friend   September 24, 2020

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To the Rodgers Family,
Min. Mary L. Jackson and children have the fondest memories of Rev. Bennie Rodgers and he will be missed on earth but he has truly gained his reward with our heavenly father! We pray your strength and love in the coming days, weeks, and months as the tears fall, as the stories live through you, and as the days remembered, grow fonder and more real! Hold each other close and remember he will continue to live through you as he loved his girls. I pray your strength and we love you the Jackson Family!

Posted by Raukell Robinson - Charlotte, NC - Friend   September 23, 2020

To Rodgers Family.Me and family is sorry to hear of the passing of Pastor Bennie Rodgers.My god give the family strength.RIP Pastor Bennie Rodgers post by.Abraham L.Davis and family.

Posted by A L.Davis - Bunker Hill, WV - Friend   September 21, 2020


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