|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 2007|
US Air Force and Army
World War II and Korea
Samuel James Rhodes: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Macon Telegraph, The (GA) - Saturday, August 18, 2007
Deceased Name: Samuel James Rhodes
Collins GA United States
Samuel James "Sammie J." Rhodes
COLLINS - Samuel James "Sammie J." Rhodes, age 84, of Collins, formerly of Abbeville, passed away Thursday, August 16 in the Ogeechee Area Hospice Center in Statesboro. Funeral services will be held at 3P.M. Sunday, August 19 in the Lebanon Baptist Church in Abbeville. The Rev. Chuck Taylor and Rev. Jim Faircloth will officiate. Interment will be in the Lebanon Cemetery with Military Rites. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. Sunday in the church.
Mr. Rhodes was born on November 26, 1922 in Wilcox County having lived in Collins since 1974. He was son of the late John Albert Rhodes and Vera Eliza Tomberlin Rhodes. He was a retired School Teacher, Principal, Mortician, and Funeral Director. He was a member of the Collins First Baptist Church and was an ordained Missionary Baptist Minister. He was a member of the Western Light Masonic Lodge #272 and was former Wilcox County Coroner. He served his country with honor during World War II and the Korean Conflict in the United States Air Force and Army.
Survivors include wife, Joicelyn C. Rhodes of Collins; son, Warren (Connie) Rhodes of Allen, Texas; sisters, Alice R. Dowdy of Gulfport, Mississippi and Johnnie R. Knight of Vandiver, Alabama; three grandchildren, Michelle R. (Daniel) Gerber, Steven R. Rhodes, and Stacy W. Rhodes; three great-grandchildren, Natasha Gerber, Abigayle Gerber, and Samantha Joy "Sami J" Gerber.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church, c/o Mary Rhodes, 213 Wilson Road, Abbeville, GA 31001 or Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Frazier and Son Funeral Home in Rochelle has charge of arrangements.
Copyright (c) 2007 The Macon Telegraph
John Albert Rhodes (1893 - 1955)
Vera Eliza Tomberlin Rhodes (1904 - 2002)
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jul 24, 2012
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Sarah Locklin Taylor
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