Nellie Ruth Rhodes, 84, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at North Ms. Medical Center after a short illness. A Tishomingo County native, she was born May 8, 1928 to Lee and Luzina Gray Rhodes. She was retired from Blue Bell Manufacturing. She enjoyed going to church and listening to gospel music. She was a member of Golden Central Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 18, at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, Ms. with Bro. Ralph Culp and Bro. Shawn Davis officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Tishomingo, Ms. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, Ms. will be in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are one brother – Hollis Rhodes, Russellville, Al.; three sisters-in-law – Charlene Rhodes, Belmont, Ms. Sally Rhodes, Burbank, Il. and Eula Rhodes, Waukegan, Il.; two nieces and five nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Otha, Clifton, Bobby Joe and Jimmy Rhodes.
Pallbearers will be Gary Pounders, Kane Harris, Clyde Moore, Troyce Taylor, Harmon Davis and Harmon Ginn.
Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, October 18, at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, Ms.