Linda Chastain Rhodes, 73, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in a local hospital.
She was born Dec. 24, 1940, in Springville, a daughter of the late Elmer Chastain and Wymoth Lee Studdard.
She was of the Seventh-day Adventist faith and a member of Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She was a homemaker until the passing of her husband; then she became a CNA in the home health care industry. She loved her family, especially spending time with them during their weekly "Monday night game nights." She will always be remembered for her beautifully handmade Christmas ornaments.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Lee Rhodes; and one brother, Dr. Chalmer Chastain Jr..
She leaves behind to cherish her memory two daughters: Rhonda Black and her husband, Bryan, and Kari Wilson and her husband, Lamar; son, Lee Rhodes; stepmother, Bettie Chastain; granddaughter, Megan Leigh Black; half sisters: Renee Chastain and Dawn Edgeman; a special aunt who was like a sister to her, Freda Price, and her husband Fred; uncle, Andrew Chastain and wife, Shirley, of Collegedale; and numerous other extended family members, church family and a host of special friends.
A graveside service is planned for Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m., in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Pastor Mike Pettingil officiating.
The family will receive friends today from 4 until 6 p.m., in the parlor of Companion Funeral Home, located at 2415 Georgetown Road in Cleveland.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Linda and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.