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Dixie Kay Hodge Rhodes (10-11-2012)
Funeral services for Dixie Kay Hodge Rhodes, 49 of Marion were 1:00PM Monday, October 8, at Dean Baptist Church with Bro. Aleck Nyegaard and Bro. Donald Reeves officiating. Burial followed in Dean Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rhodes was born November 6, 1962 and died October 5, 2012. Dixie fought a long and hard battle, but was able to maintain a great outlook till the end and was at peace with her soul. She loved being able to play with the new love of her life, her grandson J.D., who lit up her face every time she saw him. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved doing any kind of crafts and having her children around her. She will be missed by many.
She is preceded in death by her father, John Willie Hodge; sister, Polly Ann Hodge; and brother, Stanley Ferrell Hodge.
She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Dewey (Jed) Rhodes; son: Dustin Rhodes and wife, Amber; grandson: John Dewey (J.D.) Rhodes; daughter: Kaitlyn Rhodes; mother: Lula Kate Hodge; brother: Art Hodge; sister: Alice McKinnie and husband, Grady, all of Marion; and numerous nieces & nephews.
Pallbearers were Wayne Reppond, Ricky Sims, Ricky Lowery, Steve Thurston, Bill Thurston, Michael Thomas, Billy Gilbert and Jerry Baker.
A special thanks to the staff at Fresenius Dialysis Center, Farmerville.
Visitation was 5PM-8PM Sunday at the church.
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