Rita C. "Jeannie" Rolph

Rita C. "Jeannie" Rolph, nee Connell, 67, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, June 9, 1941, in St. Louis, MO, died Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St.Louis, MO.

Mrs. Rolph was a member of Trinity Faith Tabernacle Church

She is preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Donald L. Rolph Jr.
  • Mother: Evelyn K. nee Massey Riggs
  • Daughter: Rhonda Rolph-Scott
  • Brother: Rev. Robert A. Connell
She is survived by:
  • Father: William Riggs of Smithton, IL
  • Daughters
    • Wynona (Tom) Cruse of Belleville, IL
    • Cheryl (Ed) Gavin of Freeburg, IL
    • Lisa (Roy) Peters of Freeburg, IL
    • Terri (Rev. Philip) White of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Joshua (Melissa) Cruse
    • Jeremiah (Stephanie) Scott
    • Rachel (Tommy) Starling
    • Kathleen Brouillard
    • Anthony Gavin
    • Geanna Gavin
    • Clinton Peters
    • Michael Peters
    • Bradley Peters
    • Brandi White
    • Shain White
    • Shannon (Tim) Erxleben
  • 11 Great Grandchildren
  • Numerous other family
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the The Rolph Family c/o Wynona Cruse.

Visitation: Friends may call from 10-1 P.M., Saturday, January 3, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 3, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Seger and Rev. Philip White officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL