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Emily Makaela Rodgers

Emily Makaela Rodgers
  • February 21, 1999 - February 13, 2018
  • Maurepas, Louisiana

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“Emily so sad your gone. You did not deserve to leave so soon. Every time I see dogs I think of how much you loved animals and wanted to open a Dogg...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Bowman - Hammond - Family

“So sad to hear this! Such a beautiful person inside and out. God blessed us by placing Emily in our lives, she will be greatly missed. Prayers and...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Larry & Teresa Ktopog - Tickfaw, LA

“My Baby M, I was with you in Evanston Wy. when you came into this world, but never thought I be here to share your loss to this world. A better place...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff Ethridge - Gold Canyon, AZ

“I don't know anybody concerned but this just breaks my heart for all who loved her. The beautiful picture with Skylar says it all...a livingdoll and...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - hammond, LA

“I will never forget you. Such a beautiful and vibrant soul. A light as bright as yours never really burns out. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Cochran - Springhill, LA

“Emily will be greatly missed. She was such a beautiful young lady, talented artist, and caring soul who loved her family and pets. I still cherish...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Sandra Holley - Hammond, LA

“Jason and I are so sorry to hear about Emily's passing. There are no words that we can say to ease your heartache. We wish there was something we...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Jason & Carli Adams - Hammond, LA

“You will be missed and and you're energetic bubbly personality... I can still see u in my living room smelling .. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Dwayne Variani - SAINT AMANT, LA

“My memories are precious. I raised Emily for the first six years of her short life.She is the most loving, sweetest angel that was this side of...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Margie Monastere - Sun City West, AZ

“We do miss you terribly. Praying for all that loved you be given some glimmer of light by God that will ease our hearts. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Lorio - Broussard, LA

“We are so sorry . I have been there. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Tim and kim Newby - Dozier, AL

“I didn't know she passed away. I just found out when I tried to get back in contact with her. I wished I could've hug her one last time. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jeremy Waguespack - Ponchatouula, LA

“To Emily's family may God comfort yall & give yall peace..Rest in peace darlin...SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS...MS.BETTY"HEATHS MOM ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: BETTY Mixon - ABITA SPRINGS, LA

“I loved you from the moment I saw you. You loved animals, art, and nature and we all sat in awe of your artistic talent and compassion for animals. ...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Holley - Ponchatoula, LA

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Emily Makaela Rodgers passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, in Maurepas, Louisiana, at the age of 18. She was born on Sunday, February 21, 1999, in Evanston, Wyoming to Joanie Lee Rodgers and Rudy G. Rodgers.

Emily is survived by her parents: mother, Joanie Lee Rodgers; father, Rudy G. Rodgers; close friend to the family, Marie Holley; sisters and brother, Gabrielle Rodgers, Daniel Kolb, II, Caitlin Rodgers, and Cherish Livingston; and grandmother, Teri Rodgers and many loving family members and friends. Also survived by her beloved pet, Skylar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Emily's Life in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Emily's Birthday, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm and continue until service time.

Donations may be made to a local pet rescue and adoption center, which was Emily's passion.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit