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Shelva J. "Jean" Rhodes Milburn
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1940
Death: May 31, 2008

Jean was born in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Ellis "Buck" Rhodes Sr. of Hagerstown and the late Myrtle Cromer Rhodes.

She was a homemaker. Prior to her retirement, she and her husband owned C.L. Milburn and Son construction and Happy Trails Campground. She previously worked at the stocking factory and silk mill in Williamsport.

She attended St. James Brethren Church.

She was the past president and member of TOPS Chapter 77, and a member of the Red Hat Society Mt. Mommas, Redmen Pocahontas and Quilters Guild.

While raising four children, she was a leader of the Downsville 4-H Club, and was an early officer of the Y-ME Organization.

Her hobbies included crocheting, quilting, cooking, baking, gardening, sewing, cake decorating, miniature golf, playing cards and camping. Even while confined to a wheelchair, she enjoyed Disney World as though she was a kid again. She enjoyed planning all the family gatherings and showing what the meaning of family is about.

She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Charles; one sister; three daughters; one son; nine grandchildren; her dog, Sweetie; and many family friends.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ellis "Bucky" Rhodes and Franklin Rhodes. 
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Williamsport
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Seagull
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27286989
Shelva J. Jean <i>Rhodes</i> Milburn
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 Added: Jun. 2, 2008
 
 
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