Services were held on April 17 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church for Joann Rodgers. She passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012. She is the beloved mother of Jersey City Detective Eric (Lisa) Rodgers; loving grandmother of Patricia Rodgers and Eric Rodgers; cherished great-grandmother of Noah Rodgers; devoted sister of Linda (Darren) Rodgers-Cromer and Wendy Jenerette; loving companion of Leno Lytch; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and many other loving relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements were by the Watson Mortuary Service. Interment, Bayview Cemetery.