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Virginia Rhodes

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Virginia Lee Hastings Rhodes

Virginia (Ginnie) Lee Hastings Rhodes was born on May 7,1928, in Wichita, Kansas, to Dorothy and Ray Curtis Hastings. She passed away in Albuquerque on July 27, 2018, at the age of 90.

She is survived by her daughters Doris Rhodes and husband Francis; Carol Jameson and husband Terry; son-in-law Delbert Rhodes; granddaughters Heather Rhodes-Whitley (Stony), April Rhodes- Maddox (Don), Nicole Rhodes (Mateo) and Sonia Stottlemyre (Steve); grandsons Lee Rhodes, Matthew Seik, Jason Seik (Ceinwyn); great grandchildren Justin Rhodes, Victoria Garduno, Bella Garduno, Elowyn Seik and Andrew Stottlemyre; sisters Elmira Fillis and Mary Blumanhourst; brothers Lauerence Hastings and wife Aleta, and Paul Hastings; sisters-in-law Maxine Hastings, Millie Hastings and Dorothy Brightbill; and many nieces and nephews.

Virginia was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Janet, and infant daughter, Patricia; parents Ray and Dorothy; siblings Blanche, Curtis, Betty, John, Lois, Arvella, Bob and Judy; and former husband, Virgil Rhodes.

Family was extremely important to Virginia and she provided child care for all of her grandchildren when they were young. Virginia loved to do jigsaw puzzles and read which she continued to do until shortly before her passing. She had been a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority and served as president.

She obtained a pilot license to fly small airplanes and, in 1960, flew a Cessna 210 with husband, Virgil, to Mexico, Costa Rico, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

Viewing will be on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at

5 p.m.- 7 p.m. at

French Funerals-

University location.

Services will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018 at

2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial.

The family would like to thank her hospice care givers from Compassus and the nursing staff at Ladera Center for their loving care of her.

In lieu of flowers, the

family suggests donations to the Alzheimer's

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 2, 2018
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