Tela Sue Rodgers, 84


Tela Sue Rodgers was born March 4, 1933 in Sunkist Oklahoma to Samuel and Tomilou (Sipes) Selby. She passed from this world on January 24, 2018 in Globe, Arizona.

Tela had a great love of life and lived it to the fullest.

She loved spending time with family, eating good food and playing cards. She loved traveling, gardening, dancing and the outdoors And she was an avid collector of rocks and dolls. She had many dogs over the years and loved them all dearly.

Tela was preceded in death by her parents; her brother Buddy Selby; her sisters Odessa; Ruth, Ellen; Floy and one great great grandson Easton Palmer.

She is survived by her two children Samuel Finley (Debbie), Sandra Ray (Ron), adopted  great granddaughter LouAnn Rodgers, four grandchildren to whom she was known as  Grandma Sue,  Dee Dee Palmer (Janet), Christine Amador (Manuel), Russell Finley, Joey Finley, and one sister Bonnie Roy, four great-grandchildren and 16  great-great grandchildren.

Tela leaves as her legacy a line of strong women and the knowledge of how much she loved each and everyone of us.

She will forever be in our hearts.

Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe

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