Angela Lee Rhodes, age 37, of Augusta, Arkansas, passed away on March 10, 2017, in Augusta. She was born to Jimmy and Cindy (Nichols) Rhodes on July 12, 1979, and was a member of the Grace Baptist Church. She graduated from Augusta High School and attended college at Arkansas State University in Newport and Jonesboro, earning her degree in Radio Communications. Angela was a funeral director and manager at Rhodes and Son Funeral Home in Augusta. She enjoyed traveling to many places, especially to Branson, Missouri, and was a proud member of the Army. Her passions were reading, shopping, going to church, helping with Vacation Bible School, and selling Scentsy. Angela especially loved taking care of children, but her favorite thing was spoiling, loving on, and taking care of her dogs.
She resides in the memory of her mother, Cindy (Nichols) Rhodes of Augusta, Arkansas; her brother, Jimmy Rhodes, Jr.; two uncles, Merlin Johnson and wife, Pamela of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Ronny Nichols and wife, Phyllis of Augusta, Arkansas: one aunt, Pam Robertson and husband, Cleatious of Searcy, Arkansas, her precious pets, Mandy, Sarah, Mickey, Makayla, Mylee, and Millie; and a host of family and friends. Angela is preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Rhodes, Sr., both sets of grandparents, and her baby, Maurea.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rhodes and Son Funeral Home Chapel, with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Committal service will be held at Augusta Memorial Park with arrangements by Rhodes & Son Funeral Home, Augusta & McCrory. Pallbearers are Frank Burton, Tyler Baker, Daniel Baker, Mike McCabe, Tommy Wells, Windell Allen, and Darius Ward. Honorary Pallbearers: Mickey Gilley and Gilbert Matlock, Jr. Donations can be made in Angela’s memory at the American Humane Society.