Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Bonnie Lynn Rhodes

Bonnie Lynn Tackett Rhodes, 67, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. There will be a graveside service May 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Poplar Flat Baptist Church Cemetery, Poplar Flat Road, Louisville, MS.

Bonnie was born Monday, January 16, 1950 in Mill Creek, a daughter of the late Charley James Tackett and Hazel Mae Currence Tackett. On September 17, 1969, she married Oscar Ishmeal Rhodes who preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory is one son, Mark Allen Rhodes Sr. and wife Deborah of Mill Creek, three grandchildren, Laural Rhodes and Mark Allen Rhodes Jr., both of Mill Creek and Brittney Rhodes of Noxpater, MS and two sisters, Irene Phillips and husband Bill of Valley Bend and Ruth Howard of Fairmont.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was one son, James Oscar Rhodes and seven siblings, Helena Mary Herron, Lina Taylor, Kathleen Pingley, Tina Croston, Robert, Frank and Lonnie Tackett.

Bonnie loved life and loved the Lord. She liked collecting cook books and had a good sense of humor. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. In Bonnie’s own words, “had my bags packed and I fought my last battle and I’ve won the war in Jesus Christ my Lord”.