Kathy was a lifelong resident of Walton County. She was Baptist by faith and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where she also taught Sunday School. She worked as a seamstress at Continental Apparel and Professional Products for over 27 years. She loved fishing, spending time with her family and most of all, she loved Praising the Lord.
Kathy was preceded in death by her mother and two brothers, Greg Nelson and Earl Nelson.
Kathy is survived by her father, J.C. Nelson, husband, Sammy Rhodes one daughter, June Peacock and husband Michael one brother Darrell Nelson and wife Pat and one sister, Carol Donaldson all of DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She is also survived by one grandson, Aaron Peacock and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.
A time of visitation will be held at 6:00~8:00 PM, Thursday, November 29, 2007, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home; 230 Park Avenue DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM, Friday, November 30, 2007, at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Reverends Owen Smith and Joel Glenn officiating. Those asked to serve as pallbearers are as follows: Aaron Peacock, Ron Donaldson, Daren Donaldson, Tony Rhodes, Greg Rhodes and Wayne Sconiers. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Floral arrangements are being accepted. On behalf of the Rhodes family, they would like to thank the nurses and the entire staff at Chautauqua Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for all their care and concern shown during this difficult time.
[Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge]