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 Lymon “Sip” Rhodes

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Lymon “Sip” Rhodes

Birth
Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, USA
Death 13 Nov 2014 (aged 89)
Gurdon, Clark County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Gurdon, Clark County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 188066332 View Source

Mr. Lymon “Sip” Rhodes, 89, passed away, Thursday, November 13, 2014; at his home in Gurdon, Ark. Mr. Rhodes was born March 18, 1925, in Iuka, Mississippi to William Albert and Ruth Daily Rhodes. Mr. Rhodes served in the Navy during World War II on battleship USS Texas and was retired as a pot room superintendent with Reynolds Metals Company. Mr. Rhodes was a founding member of Red Martin County Club and an avid golfer. Mr. Rhodes was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Tommie Welch Rhodes; son-in-law, Jerry Don Childers; brother, Hammond Rhodes, who died while serving in World War II; and sisters, Sybil Ortner of Iuka, MS. and Celeste Green of Huntsville AL. Mr. Rhodes is survived by his son, Jackie Rhodes and wife, Cindy, of Gurdon, Ark.; daughters, Patricia Childers of Gurdon and Carolyn Rhodes of Conway, Ark.; sister, Julia Ledbetter of Lakeland, Florida; grandchildren, Stacy Blackard, Jeff Rhodes, and Greg Rhodes and wife, April; great-grandchildren, Carter Rhodes, Emma Kate Rhodes and Baby Marshmallow, on the way. Visitation for Mr. Rhodes will be 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 16, 2014, at the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church in Gurdon. Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Rose Hedge Cemetery in Gurdon with Mr. Billy Tarpley officiating. Arrangements by Brazzel/Cornish the Funeral Home of Prescott, Eddie Brazzel, Director.

Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Nov. 15, 2014


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  • Created by: WRhodes
  • Added: 15 Mar 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 188066332
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/188066332/lymon-rhodes : accessed ), memorial page for Lymon “Sip” Rhodes (18 Mar 1925–13 Nov 2014), Find a Grave Memorial ID 188066332, citing Rose Hedge Cemetery, Gurdon, Clark County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by WRhodes (contributor 47792172) .