Johnny Wayne Rhodes, 78, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at Navarro Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 30, 1934 to Charlie Ross Rhodes, Jr. and Edith Mahone Rhodes in Cryer Creek, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Ross Rhodes, Jr. and Edith Mahone Rhodes; brother, Charlie Jr. Rhodes; sisters, Carol Reed and Dora Stough.
He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Jo Ann Taylor Rhodes; children, Garry Wayne Rhodes and wife, Pam of Corsicana and Leesa Rhodes Ward and husband, Kyle of Benton, La. Johnny is also survived by grandchildren, Johanna Rhodes of Corsicana, and Taylor, Annalee, and Luke Ward of Benton, La.
He was a 32nd Degree Mason, a deacon at First Baptist Church in Corsicana and a dedicated Christian. He was often found drinking coffee and enjoying fellowship with his friends at various coffee spots in town. Johnny enjoyed hunting and fishing. He spent most of his life as a general contractor. He and Garry shared the love of farming together.
Johnny was a beloved family man. His family was the joy of his life and he loved taking care of them. When asked what Johnny did, Johanna replied he did “everything.” He loved his family with all his heart and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Johnny was a sweet, quiet spirit.
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Corley Funeral Home.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Corsicana with Dr. Danny Reeves officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Frank Marx, Chuck Burns, Bill Crawford, Elmer Tanner, Larry Holloway and Wayne Bonner. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Johnson, Bill Carmack, and Roy Ragsdale.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund at 510 W. Collin St., Corsicana, TX 75110.
An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com by selecting the Johnny Wayne Rhodes obituary.
Patricia ‘Patti’ Louise Montgomery Hull
Mrs. Patricia “Patti” Louise Montgomery Hull, 58, of Corsicana, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, after a brief illness surrounded by family at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
She was born Dec. 4, 1954, to Mike and Janet Montgomery.
She was a loving wife, mother, and “Nana” who gave endlessly to her family and cherished her friends.
Eula Mae Haynie
Mrs. Eula Mae Haynie, 88, of Frisco, formerly of Corsicana, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013, with family and friends by her side at the Lodge on Preston Ridge Assisted Living Center in Frisco.
She was born May 30, 1924, to Ewell and Mae Goswick in Barry.
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Dorothy Louise Holladay
Mrs. Dorothy Louise Holladay, 85, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday evening, May 21, 2013, at Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana with her family by her side.
She was born June 2, 1927, in Blooming Grove.
She worked as a bookkeeper for 35 years at Watson Truck & Supply in Hobbs, N.M. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.
Jocelyn Ann ‘Jo’ Biggs
Jocelyn Ann “Jo” Biggs, 85, of Fort Worth, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
She was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Cologne, Minn., to Dominic and Clara Leuthner.
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John Michael Kormos
John Kormos, resident of Corsicana, passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, with his family at his side at the age of 51.
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John Michael Kormos
John Michael Kormos, 51, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Janice Rae Embrey
Mrs. Janice Rae Embrey, 69, of Rice, passed away at Navarro Regional Hospital on Monday, May 20, 2013.
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