Barbara Jean Rhodes
Barbara Jean Rhodes, 86, of Riverton, died at 9:43 am on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born August 18, 1929 in Decatur, IL to Maurice and Ethel Mildred Lehew Taylor. She married Darrel L. Rhodes on April 25, 1948 and he preceded her in death on September 16, 1983.
She is survived by one daughter, Deborah Sue Rhodes of Springfield; three grandchildren, Pam Rhodes, Robin (Jeff) Rhodes Wheaton and Paulette (Dennis) Rhodes Hughes; two great granddaughters and two great grandsons, all of Petersburg, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Richard Rhodes on May 31, 1983; one sister, Winona Pulcher; parents and two brothers, Lloyd and Donald Taylor.
Barbara was a member of Riverton Methodist Church. She was Editor and Publisher of the Riverton Register/Tri-City Register/Williamsville Sun for sixty years.
Visitation: 4:00-7:00 pm, Monday, April 25, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:00 am, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend John M. Cross officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.