Posted on 2/2/14

obit rhoadsMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. - Ruth Alice Rhoades, 83, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at her residence in Central City, after a brave battle against cancer. Born in Port Royal, Ky on September 3, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Tingle and Josie Dell McHatton.

Ruth was a well-known and respected leader in the community. She was a homemaker, as well as a talented, award winning artist and teacher of Folk Art painting. She was a beautiful, sweet woman who loved her family and touched many lives through her kindness and loving disposition. She was a member of Cherry Hill Southern Missionary Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. Ruth married J.E. Rhoades on April 10, 1951 in Louisville, Ky. She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Tingle Lyle; two daughters, Adella Debra and Debra Jay.

Survivors include her husband, J.E. Rhoades; three children, Tony (Shelly) Rhoades of Bowling Green, T.J. Rhoades of Elizabethtown, and Terri (Kevin) Rice of Central City; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Leroy Rearden and Bro. Leroy Vaught officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-8 p.m. and Monday after 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Final resting place will be at Shavers Chapel Cemetery; however, there will be no graveside services. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Shavers Chapel Cemetery Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 10124

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8837

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7696

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4752

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3360

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 16113

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14533

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 27, 2015 2686

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1456

First United Bancorp Set to Purchase Town &…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1031

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 985

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 28, 2015 748

Woman Charged with Counterfeit Money Leads to…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 742

Webster County Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 584

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Two Key Appointments…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 525

Kiewit Presents $23,255 to United Way of the…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 519

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Chad Meredith Deputy…

by SurfKY News