Mrs. James Rhoades Of Woodland Dies At Jacksonville

Mrs. Mary Rhoades, wife of James C. Rhoades, residing in Woodland township, died Sunday evening at 6:30, at the Nabury hospital, Jacksonville, death being due to bronchial pneumonia. She was aged 55 years, 8 months and 5 days. The body was brought here Monday.

Mrs. Rhoades has been ill for the past four weeks, and for the past two weeks she has been confined in the Nabury sanitarium. Her death was a great shock to her relatives and friends.

Mrs. Rhoades was born April 4, 1868 at Holfrock, Mo. On October 21, 1885, she was united in marriage to James C. Rhoades. To this union — children were born — of whom survive, namely, Clem of Monmouth, Claud of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Maud Young of Roseville, Paul, Fern and Chester of Woodland. Besides her children and husband, she is survived by an aged mother, Mrs. Lydia Crawford, of Chappel, Nebr., five brothers, Marion of Washington, William, Charles, Ralph of Idaho, James of North Dakota, and four sisters, Mrs. Maggie Reno, Wyo., Mrs. May Gyder of Nebraska, Mrs. Maud Webb of Kansas, Pearl Crawford, Nebraska.

Mrs. Rhoades has lived in Woodland for the past thirty years. She was a member of The Church of the Brethren. She was a modest and unselfish character, devoted to her family, whose welfare and future filled her daily life and hopes.

Funeral services were held today at The Church of the Brethren, Woodland, conducted by Rev. Charles Walters. Burial in the cemetery.


[Laura’s note: I presume Woodland cemetery, although the obituary did not specify for sure.]


Published in the Argus-Search Light on 12/12/1923

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