July 5, 1924 - May 20, 2020
Doris Louise Rhodes, 95, of Perryville, died Wednesday May 20, 2020 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, MO. She was born July 5, 1924 in Brazeau, MO, the daughter of James Earl and Lillian (Byrd) Barber. Doris married Eugene Francis Rhodes on December 30, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri. They returned to Claryville, Missouri where they raised their family. Eugene would precede her in death on February 15, 2006. She was of the Presbyterian and later Catholic faiths. Doris worked at Perry County Memorial Hospital, Independence Care Center, and was a homemaker over the years. She enjoyed reading, watching her favorite Paul Newman and Robert Redford movies, shopping and going to garage sales, but most of all spending time with her family. She is survived by 3 sons - Terry Lee (Pat) Rhodes of Lee’s Summit Missouri, Tim Neal (Donna) Rhodes of St. Mary; and Donnie James (Donna) Rhodes of Bloomsdale Missouri; 11 grandchildren - Philip Rhodes, Mary Rhodes, Sarah Rhodes, Paul (Julie) Rhodes, Amy (Robert) Schremp, Jeff (Allyson) Rhodes, Joe (Adrienne) Rhodes, Lindsay (Dustin) Moll, Michael (Nicole) Rhodes, Laura Rhodes, and Zachary Rhodes; and 19 great-grandchildren - Mathias Rhodes, Meghan Rhodes, Landon Rhodes, Gabriel Rhodes, Sophie Rhodes, Abigail Schremp, Grace Schremp, Jacob Schremp, Ethan Schremp, William Rhodes, Ollie Rhodes, Anna Rhodes, Luke Rhodes, Nolan Rhodes, Noah Moll, Bennett Moll, Oliver Moll, Henry Moll, and Eleanor Rhodes. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Ruth Barber Schlicting, daughter-in-law Pat (Pawol) Rhodes, and grandson Matthew Rhodes. Friends may call at Ford and Young Funeral home in Perryville on Saturday, May 23 from 11:00 am until time of Service at 2:00 pm with Deacon Joe Brimley officiating. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St Vincent DePaul Food Bank or Southeast Missouri Transportation Service (SMTS). Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Louise Rhodes, 95, of Perryville, died Wednesday May 20, 2020 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, MO. She was born July 5, 1924 in Brazeau, MO, the daughter of James Earl and Lillian (Byrd) Barber. Doris married... View Obituary & Service Information
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