She was born April 24, 1952, at Petersburg and was the daughter of the late Edwin Nowery Rodgers and Ethel Virginia (Pratt) Rodgers.
Mrs. Alt was a homemaker and had worked for a number of years at Rocco Turkey in Dayton, Virginia.
On Nov. 24, 1978, she married Denton L. Alt, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeremy Schell (Kim) and Daniel “Bucky” Alt, all of Upper Tract, and Brian Alt (Ashley) of Franklin; six brothers, Dallas Rodgers of Washington, DC, Clayton Rodgers and Richard Rodgers (Tammy), all of Petersburg, Robert Rodgers (Robin) of Baltimore, Maryland, Dawn Rodgers (Amanda) of Moorefield and Douglas Rodgers of Augusta; two sisters, Patricia Slifer of Spavinaw, Oklahoma, and Mary Hedrick (Foster) of Maysville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenny Schell; an infant grandson, Jerry Ray Schell; two brothers, Sam Rodgers and Forrest Rodgers; and a sister, Laura Kemp.
Her body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.kimblefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Kimble Funeral Home in Franklin.