|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 23, 2009|
Hazel Thomas Rhoden, 91, of Macclenny died January 23, 2009 at W. Frank Wells Nursing Home where she had been a resident for many years and was lovingly cared for by all staff. Ms. Rhoden was born in Macclenny to Elias Thomas and Elizabeth Garrett Thomas on October 24, 1917. She was a life-long resident of Macclenny and a member of First United Methodist Church.
Hazel was a founder of the Florist Corner and Gift Shop in Macclenny in the late 1950's and she retired after working as an occupational therapist at Northeast Florida State Hospital. Hazel loved her family, her church and her friends. She also enjoyed cooking, fishing and playing cards.
Mrs. Rhoden was predeceased by Dolice Rhoden, her husband of 50 years; sisters Eula, Alma, Mae and Alyne; brother Clyde; nephews Wilbur and Emory Kirkland; numerous best friends including Jackie Fraser, Berniece Rhoden Yarbrough, Roxie Kirkland, Mildred Fraser, Hanita Rowe and Algia Reynolds.
Survivors include children Tommy (Tina) Rhoden and Janet Rhoden Teague, both of Macclenny, Jerry (Sandy) Rhoden of Glen St. Mary; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held January 29 at 3:00 pm at her church with Pastor Tom Pope officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family January 29 from 2:00-3:00 pm at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services.
Elias Thomas (1874 - 1954)
Elizabeth Garrett Thomas (1876 - 1962)
Dolice Rhoden (1913 - 1975)
Myra Eula Thomas Kirkland (1896 - 1978)*
Alma Thomas Howard (1900 - 1973)*
Clyde Thomas (1904 - 1967)*
Mae Thomas Wise (1907 - 1992)*
Alyne Thomas Brothers (1911 - 1997)*
Hazel Thomas Rhoden (1917 - 2009)
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Jan 29, 2009
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