Carolyn Rhoads, 69, Floral City, died May 1, 2013, surrounded by her loving family and Hospice of Citrus County staff. Carolyn was born June 13, 1943, in Jellico, Tenn., to the late George and Thelma (Ayers) Evans and relocated to this area in 1998 from Medina, N.Y. Carolyn was a lifetime member of the VFW
Auxillary #1482 in Medina. She enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casinos.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 26 years, Daniel W. Rhoads; her son, Chad G. Plummer, Jasper; daughters, Cynthia (Randy) Hurt, Medina, N.Y., and Carrie (Mark) Standish, Albion, N.Y.; stepson, Jon M. (Lynn) Rhoads, Kissimmee; stepdaughters, Gina Marie (Jamie) Stringfellow, Inverness and Jennifer (Paul) Hessell, Middleport, N.Y.; brothers, Charles (Darla) Evans, Mich., Johnny Evans, Jeffrey Evans, and Lyle (Diane) Evans, all of N.Y.; sisters, Wilma (Louie) Koel, Ga., and Sherri (David) Downey, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Dawn Evans; grandchildren, Sarah, Jill, Adam, Christopher and Aaron. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie.
A celebration tribute to Carol's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home. Food and fellowship will follow the service at the VFW Post #7122 in Floral City. Inurnment will take place at a later date at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. The family requests donations in her memory to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464.