Doris Blanton Rhymes
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Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Blanton Rhymes, age 86, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 18, 2012, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, LA, with Bro. Craig Stephens officiating. Interment will follow in Springhill Cemetery, Springhill, LA under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 18, 2012 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Rhymes was born on May 2, 1926 to Thomas and Pearlie Roberson Blanton in Plain Dealing, LA and passed away on November 16, 2012 in Quitman, LA. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Quitman, LA and loved cooking, sewing, quilting and crocheting. Mrs. Rhymes was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by daughters, Terri Powers and husband, Mike of Quitman, LA, Janet Rhymes of Quitman, LA; son, Larry Rhymes of Monroe, LA; three granddaughters, Sara Thompson and husband, Jeremy of Monroe, LA, April Cassidy and husband, Jessie of Minden, LA, Mary Caitlin Rhymes of Lafayette, LA; two grandsons, Matt Powers and Leah of Pea Ridge, AR, Samuel Rhymes of Baton Rouge, LA; great grandson, Remy Thompson; three great-granddaughters, Gracie and Allie Thompson, Halle Powers, and a host of nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.
Mrs. Rhymes was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 60 years, James R. Rhymes.
Pallbearers will be Larry Rhymes, Matt Powers, Samuel Rhymes, Remy Thompson, Mike Powers, Jeremy Thompson, and Jessie Cassidy.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made St. Jude's or the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home, Monroe, LA.
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Published in The News Star on Nov. 17, 2012