Geraldine (Brooks) Rhodes

May 11, 1946 ~ September 23, 2019 (age 73)

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Mrs. Geraldine Brooks Rhodes, age 73 of Hays passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Donnie Shumate officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Wednesday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.


Mrs. Rhodes was born May 11, 1946 in Wilkes County to Amos Brooks and Lettie Billings Brooks. She was a Homemaker and Poultry Farmer and a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church. Geraldine was a loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters; Gladys Wood and husband Eli, Hazel Brooks, Edna West and husband Royal, two brothers; Arvie Brooks and Garness Brooks and a brother in law; Daniel Brown.


She is survived by her husband of fifty five years Otto Lonnie Rhodes, Jr. of the home, two daughters; Lisa Rhodes Hall and husband James of Ferguson, Denise Rhodes Wilson and husband Rick of Hays, five grandchildren; Joshua Hall, Nathan Hall, Elizabeth McCann and husband Brigg Adams, Rebekah Wilson and Reece Wilson, a sister; Arlene Brown of Salisbury and three brothers; Harlis Brooks and wife Darsie of Winston Salem, Jerry Brooks of Roaring River, Roger Brooks and wife Barbara of Roaring River and two sister in laws;  Annie Ruth Brooks and Shirley Brooks.


Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice 401 Technology Lane Suite 200 Mount Airy, NC 27030.


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September 25, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
September 26, 2019

11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
3656 Mtn View Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
September 26, 2019

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
3656 Mtn View Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Mountain Valley Hospice Mt. Airy
401 Technology Lane Suite 200, Mount Airy NC 27030

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