2019-03-14 / Obituaries

Linda Ray Barnett Rhodes

Funeral services for Linda Ray Barnett Rhodes, 70 of Crawfordville, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at McCommons Funeral Home with Rev. Albert Stroup officiating. Interment followed in the Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery in Greensboro. She died Monday, March 4, 2019, at Augusta University Medical Center.

Mrs. Rhodes was born July 6, 1948, in Greensboro, the daughter of the late James Thomas Barnett and Juanita Powell Barnett. She attended Greensboro High School and Athens Technical School, graduating with a Licensed Practical Nurse degree. She worked for 29 years at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Margaret’s Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano, tending her flowers, and working in her yard. She had a beautiful smile and a great personality and was loved very much. She will be missed by her family and friends.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Rhodes was preceded in death by her son, John Courtney Rhodes Jr.; her sister, Betty Key; and brothers James Elder Barnett and J. Keith “Sport” Barnett.

Survivors include her husband, J.C. Rhodes; daughters Brenda Kay Rhodes of Crawfordville, and Sheila Rhodes of Sharon; sisters Patricia McNair of Greensboro, Margaret Loveless of Greensboro, and Patsy Forehand of Washington; three grandchildren, Tionne Rhodes, Tyler Rhodes, and Terrance Rhodes; great-grandchild, Taylor Rhodes; a number of other relatives; and many friends.

Serving as pallbearers were Tyler Rhodes, Terrance Rhodes, Chris Merritt, Dusty Merritt, James Taylor, and Cecil Powell.

McCommons Funeral Home of Greensboro was in charge of arrangements. Sign the guest resigter at www.mccommonsfuneralhomes.com.

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