December 18, 1923 ~ June 1, 2001
Born in: Watauga Co., NC,
Resided in: Arden, NC
A native of Watauga County, NC, Mrs. Rhodes was a daughter of the late Otis Harmon and Alice Cameline Ward Harmon and the wife of the late Donald Rhodes who died February 25, 2000. Mrs. Rhodes was also predeceased by two sisters, Reetha Lanning and Judy McCurry.
Mrs. Rhodes was a member of Moose Lodge #781 of Asheville and was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Rhodes is survived by her daughter, Donna Herndon and her husband, Buddy of Mt. Holly, NC; two grandchildren, Melony Carruthers and her husband, Scott, and Brandon Herndon and his wife, Jennifer; four great-grandchildren, Austin Herndon, Ethan Herndon, Sumerlyn Carruthers and Carson Carruthers; two sisters, Floy Tester and Birdie Keller, both of Sugar Grove, NC; two brothers, Frank Harmon and his wife, Ruby of Candler and Clinard Harmon and his wife, Linda of Sugar Grove, NC.
Services will be held Sunday, June 3, 2001 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. Reverend Raymond Johns will officiate. Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.