Rodah Magee

Published 2:23 pm Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Mrs. Rodah Magee was called home on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at 5 p.m. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Henry and Jessie Bickham.

She was married to Mr. Augustus Magee Sr. on Aug. 8, 1952, and to this union six children were born, Augustus Magee Jr., Glenda Magee, Sandra Davis, Jurunist Mills, and Linora and Lynora Magee.

She joined New Jerusalem Baptist Church at an early age. She was a housewife and caretaker for many years. She attended Star Creek School.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her daughters, Sandra (Bennie) Davis of Franklinton, and Jurunist (Supt. Roger) Mills of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Bennie Rayneal Davis Jr., Augustus (Englisha) Magee III, Courtney Magee, Rodesha (Douglas) Morris and Chelsey Magee; two god-grandchildren, Montreall Tate and Latoya Miles; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Audrey Tate, Mary (Frank) Bailey, Rosa Franklin and Delores Bickham; one brother, Mitchell (Judy) Bickham; two sisters-in-law, Corine Magee and Catherine Magee; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Augustus Magee Sr.; her children, Augustus Magee Jr., Glenda Magee, and Linora and Lynora Magee; a granddaughter, Chelsey Magee; a great-grandchild, Jodaria Levi Conner; her parents, Henry and Jessie Bickham; four brothers, Henry Earl Bickham, Elijah Bickham, Johnny Bickham and George Bickham; and four sisters, Algie Hart, Rita Ryans, JoElla Bickham and Jerlean Barker.

A drive-through viewing was held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton.

A Graveside Service will be on Saturday, Jan. 15, at noon at St. James Cemetery with the Rev. Johnny Causey, pastor, officiating.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at