Barbara Jean Rhoades, 65, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville.
She was born in Hobbs, N.M., on April 23, 1946, the daughter of Carl E. and Cecilie (Freeman) Richardson, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Earl Eugene Rhoades and Paul Edward Rhoades, both of Andrews, Texas; a brother, Edward Lee Vaughn, of Denton, Texas; and two sisters, Margaret Buckelew, of Cassville, and Marie Frazier, of Coweta, Okla.
She graduated from Hobbs High School and continued her education at Delgado College in New Orleans, La. She worked as an administrative assistance and office manager in the healthcare area for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cassville, where she was very active working with the children at the Royal Family Kids Camp, and church nursery at North Point. She also worked with the Good News Club at the school as a volunteer.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
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