Olivia Chaney Rhodes

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Services for Olivia Chaney Rhodes, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, April 25, at First Baptist Church in Brookhaven withburial in Easthaven Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at First BaptistChurch.

Mrs. Rhodes, 81, died April 23, 2006, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. She was born in Newton County on June 14, 1924, toIrvin Chaney and Ethel Graham Chaney.

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She was a retired school teacher. She was a member of theRetired Teachers Association and Mississippi Public EmployeesRetirement. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She was amember of LLL and pianist for Dept. 5.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Cecil Rhodes, of Brookhaven; her son,Byron Rhodes, of Gulfport; her daughter, Sheila Turnage, ofColumbia; her brother, John Chaney, of Kosciusko; her sister, IreneTurner, of Union; her grandchild, Matthew Turnage, of Madison,Terri Irons and husband Ty, of Deatsville, Ala., and Marc Turnerand wife Lora, of Hattiesburg; and her great-grandchildren, DrewIrons, of Deatsville.