Diana Myers Rodgers

OBIT RodgersSept. 2, 1946 – June 4, 2015

Funeral services for Diana Myers Rodgers of Powell were held June 16 at Glad Tidings Church in Powell. Diana, 68, died June 4 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont., of leukemia and large B-cell cancer.

Diana was born Sept. 2, 1946, in Ann Arbor, Mich., the only child of Richard C. and Vernice M. Walker Myers.

She graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1964. She attended Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in education. She received her master’s degree in education in 1974 and taught for nine years at Chelsea Elementary in Michigan.

She married for a short time and her last name became Richardson. After she divorced she moved to Wyoming where she established her roots. She spent 34 years teaching in Frannie and Cowley.

In 1995 she met Jimmy Rodgers, a carpenter and general contractor. The couple was married in 2001.

Diana had a special place in her heart for all God’s creatures, especially horses and dogs. She was an endurance rider and won many awards and trophies from rides in Wyoming and Montana.

Diana retired from teaching in 2012. She loved spending more time with her husband, their golden retriever and their cats; she also loved camping.

Diana is survived by her husband, Jimmy Rodgers of Powell, and her mother, Vernice Myers, of Cody.

Graveside services were held at Riverside Cemetery in Cody following the funeral.