Janie S. Rhodes

Published 3:30 am Thursday, October 9, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Janie Spencer Rhodes of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Albemarle Church of Christ in Columbia with Leon Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Tyrrell County, Mrs. Rhodes was the daughter of the late Willie and Kizzie Midgett Spencer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph L. Rhodes. She was a homemaker and member of Albemarle Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce R. Florant of Cocoa, Fla., and Barbara R. Patrick of Glade Valley; a sister, Emily S. Gibbs of Goldsboro, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Marie S. Williams and two brothers, Buren Spencer and Clinton Spencer.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Maitland Funeral Home in Creswell.