Anita May Rodgers 1934-2021
Last updated 7/15/2021 at 3:23pm
Anita was born on June 4, 1934, to Homer and Clara Davis on the family green bean
farm in Crabtree, Oregon. She had fond memories of growing up on the farm and
especially liked helping her daddy.
Anita attended a one-room schoolhouse, and then went on to graduate from Salem High School. Her first job out of school was as a legal secretary at a Salem law firm. She married in 1957, and in 1964 the family moved to Edmonds, where she lived for the next 57 years. By the mid-’60s, Anita was a single parent raising three children on her own while juggling work responsibilities. She became an in...