Jennie E. (Noyes) Rood

WATERVILLE – Jennie E. (Noyes) Rood, 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at Maine General Rehab and LTC at Glenridge, in Augusta with her daughter, Nancy and friend, Jane, by her side.Jennie was born in Waterville to William (Pa) and Leola (Corbett) Noyes on July 16, 1928. She was the third of six children; she grew up on a farm and attended schools in Albion.Jennie married Harold Rood on Aug. 3, 1946, and a few years later, moved to Waterville. They enjoyed going dancing throughout the years. He would take her once a month out to eat with the Sunshine Club.She belonged to the Winslow Baptist Church. She also loved going swimming at the Boys Club; and together they were in a bowling league. Family gatherings were very special; to her and all the delicious food she cooked.Jennie was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Harold who passed away on March 24, 2016; her three sisters, Kathryn, Roberta, and Glenice; her two brothers, William, and Keith; her brothers-in-law, Mel Ireland, John Stuart, and James Mayo; her sister-in-law, Ruth Noyes; her son-in-law, Carly Hodges; her grandson, Eric Rood; and her special friend, Elaine Smith.Jeannie is survived by her five children, Nancy Hodges, Susan Rood, Shelley Rood, Kimberly Noyes, and William Rood; her daughter-in-law, Linda; her grandchildren, Karla, Timothy, Jennie Lynn, Aaron, Melissa, Nathan, Devon, and Jared; her 13 great-grandchildren, her sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Noyes, Ellen Rood and her husband, Ben Bolin, Pearl Fuller, and Rosalie Rood; and several nieces, and nephews.The family wishes to thank everyone at Glenridge for their kindness, love, and support in taking care of mom for several years. Jennie was faced with health challenges and handled life with strength and courage. She was blessed with a long full life and will be missed by many.There will be no public services.Arrangements are in the care of the Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St. Fairfield where condolences may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at

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