Carol Sue Rhodes, 72, of Independence, Missouri, passed away November 12, 2012, under the care of Crossroads Hospice at Monterrey Park Nursing Center.
A memorial service will be held from 6 – 8 pm, Friday, November 16, 2012 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 10113 East Lexington Avenue, Independence, Missouri 64053.
Carol was born January 22, 1940 in San Diego, California. She was raised in Emporia, Kansas, but spent her adult life in Independence. Carol worked as a nurse at the Vaile Mansion in Independence. She was a member of Fairmount Senior Citizens and the Veterans Ladies Auxiliary.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Venita Setty, husband Milford A. Rhodes, her seven year old son Louie, brothers Virgil and Roger, and sisters Virginia and Gloria.
She is survived by her sister Marsha Daner, her daughters; Jean Marie Diaz, Jacqueline La Roque, Carol Damon ;her son Prentiss, all of Kansas City, and stepson Dusty Rhodes of Des Moines, Iowa. Grandchildren Delano and Thomas LaRoque, Carmella Elliott, Kevin and Nathaniel Wyman and many nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and friends also survive.
Contributions may be made to the Fairmount Community Center, 217 South Cedar Avenue, Independence, MO 64053.