Mary rhodesHOPKINS COUNTY, KY - Martha Lois Rhodes, 91, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012 at NHC Health Care in Madisonville.

She was born May 14, 1920 in Dekoven, KY to the late Bryant Lee Thornsberry and Mila Niece Caldwell Thornsberry. She was also preceded in death by her husband Willis Rhodes in 2005; one daughter Betty Rhodes and two brothers.

Mrs. Rhodes was a member of the First Christian Church. She was past president of the American Legion post 6 where she was a member for 61 years. She was a past president of the PTA, a member of the Eastern Star and was a Cub Scout Leader.

She is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Lee) Alexander and Elaine (Rolley) Josleyn both of Madisonville; one son, Steven (Carolyn) Rhodes of Lexington, SC; six grandchildren, Cliff Alexander, Darlene Franklin, , Kevin Rhodes, Kent Rhodes, Roni Richards and Dale Wagoner; seven great grandchildren, Brad Gamblin, Mitchell Gamblin, Emerald Striplin, Jon Wagoner, James Wagoner, Hannah Richardson and Corbin Kenny; and two great great grandchildren, Melody Striplin and Cedric Gamblin..

Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 27, 2012, at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Rev. Kim Hudson and Rev. Don McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. .

Visitation will be 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday and after 12:00 P.M. until the service time on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Madisonville First Christian Church or the Earlington First Christian Church.

springhour
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 9557

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 03, 2015 5807

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 05, 2015 4367

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal
March 05, 2015 4038

UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd
March 02, 2015 3763

HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 03, 2015 3667

Sacramento Man Charged with Rape, Sodomy

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 16, 2015

UPDATE: State of Emergency Declared for Kentucky

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Stories Trending Today

March 05, 2015 4367

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal
March 05, 2015 4038

UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd
March 05, 2015 2473

Deep Snowfall Stalls Western Kentucky

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 1767

Muhlenberg Issues State of Emergency Under…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 1310

Dyno Nobel Makes $1,600 Donation to Want Not…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 1284

Governor Declares State of Emergency

in Top News For All Sites by Office of the Governor
March 04, 2015 1109

I-24 Traffic Backed Up From 46-65 MM Due to…

in Local (Lakes) Top News by Keith Todd
March 05, 2015 956

KYDOT Believes as Many as 200 Vehicles Stuck on…

in General News For All Sites by Keith Todd
March 04, 2015 955

Gov. Beshear Warns Kentuckians to Prepare for…

in General News For All Sites by Office of the Governor
March 05, 2015 931

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Trample Lady Tigers in…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster