Jo-Ann (Rhodes) Porter

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Jo-Ann Rhodes Porter 82 years old went peacefully to be with her Savior on May 18th, 2013. She was in the care of Generations of Chapin, SC.
Born in Alliance Ohio in 1930 to proud parents Elmer and Mary Burbick. She and her younger brother Tom were raised there.
After high school she worked at Rike's Department store in downtown Dayton Ohio in the wedding department. She married and raised two sons Gregory and Scott then went back to work for Ohio Life Insurance company. She moved to Florida and was a state wide Manager for Physicians Weight Loss Centers. She was well known for her creativeness and high standards in all that she did.
She is predeceased by her husband's Grady Rhodes, Jack Porter, sister Helen Thomas, and granddaughter Stephanie Rhodes.
Jo-Ann is survived by her brother Tom Burbick, her two sons Greg and Scott Rhodes, step daughter Mary Porter and her two daughter-in-laws Puttavadee and Trudy Rhodes. Also her Grandchildren Lauren, Anita, Alisa, and Daniel Rhodes.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. May 25th 2013 at Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community's Chapel of the Holy Spirit in West Columbia SC. Family will welcome friends at a small reception there after the service. Please see
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Published in Lake City Reporter on May 22, 2013
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