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William Oliver Rhodes

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 30, 2018, from the Chapel of Turners Funeral Home for Mr. William Oliver Rhodes, 73, of Rutledge, who passed away suddenly on Friday, July 27. Interment followed in Siloam Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Hogwood officiated.

Mr. Rhodes owned and operated Rhodes Grocery in Rutledge for 30 years and was a fixture in the community.

His parents, Oliver “Doc” and Tinia Owens Rhodes, preceded Mr. Rhodes in death.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Wilma Jean Williamson Rhodes; three children, Tony Rhodes, Tammy Edwards and Todd Rhodes; seven grandchildren, Colton Edwards, Caleigh Edwards, Casey Edwards, Landyn Rhodes, Lakeysa Stinson, Daryl Stinson and Thomas Stinson; seven great grandchildren; his brother, Duane (Dawn) Rhodes and special family members, Ricky Rhodes and Patricia Gillespie.

Active pallbearers were Ricky Rhodes, Doug Rhodes, Charles Mount, Bo Mount, Dusty Jordan and Dustin Jordan.

Turners Funeral Home of Luverne directed.