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Mary Ruth Rhodes

Godfrey | Tuesday, July 7 2009

Mary Ruth Rhodes, 75, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at her residence.

She was born October 27, 1933 in Anadarko, OK to William and Mona (Blalock) Keeton.
She was a waitress/bartender at Mary Jane's Around the Corner for 16 years. On April 19, 1953 in Bentonville, Arkansas she married Harold Leroy Rhodes and he preceded her in death on July 25, 2001. Surviving are one son; Robert Rhodes and his wife Rhonda of Brighton, IL, one grandchild; Allan Rhodes of Jerseyville, two brothers; Ferman Keeton of Oklahoma City, OK and William Keeton of Tulsa, OK. Besides her parents and husband she is preceded in death by one sister; Vivian Garrett.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton with the Reverend Steve Rice to officiate. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer society or the American Diabetes Association.
Online guestbook may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com


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