Lillian Mildred Rhodes

Silex, Missouri

Nov 5, 1932 – Oct 6, 2017 (Age 84)


November 5, 1932
October 6, 2017
Silex, Missouri
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Lillian Mildred Rhodes, 84, of Silex, passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at her home.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1932, in St. Clair County, Ill. Lillian graduated from the local school, along with her three siblings. She was married to Edwin C. Rhodes on June 28, 1952, in Centerville, IL. To this union were born six children; Karen, James, Kathy, Joseph, John and Dan.
Lillian worked in the electronics division at McDonnell- Douglas (Boeing) for over 20 years. She loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lillian was an excellent cook and took good care of her small garden. She enjoyed going to yard sales and was always looking for a bargain.
She is survived by her five children Karen Rhodes of O'Fallon, James C. and wife Mildred Rhodes of Troy, Kathy Grover of Silex, John Rhodes of Silex, Dan and wife Meredith Rhodes of Silex; 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three siblings Alvin, Marie and Dorothy, her son Joseph and her grandson: Dalton.
Visitation- Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory 493 Main Street Hawk Point Chapel. Also visitation Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 from 10 - 11 a.m. at Mill Creek Baptist Church in Silex.
Funeral- Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. Mill Creek Baptist Church 645 Millcreek Church Road Silex. Pastor Barrett Dodd officiated
Memorials- In lieu of flowers Shriner's Children's Hospital c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home
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