Christina Marie Rhodes, 70, of Somerset, passed away at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends.
Chris was born March 8, 1947 in Thornville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Roland and Marie (Warren) Foster. She was Methodist by faith and graduated from Sheridan High School in the Class of 1965.
Chris had a floral and craft business, “Evergreen Flowers and Gifts,” where she provided the opportunity for people to learn to quilt, punch tin, weave baskets and purchase flowers in addition to servicing the needs of others by arranging flowers for their special events. She also served the community working for the Perry County Farm Service Agency in Somerset where she retired.
Surviving are her sons, Steven Andrew (Krisa) Rhodes and Timothy Wade (Mandy) Rhodes of Mount Perry, Ohio and Somerset, Ohio respectively; five grandchildren, Mikayla Elizabeth, Zain Alexander, Ashtin Kai, Rylie Nicole and Colter Thomas Rhodes; one brother, Dean Foster; two sisters, Patty (Bill) Cassley and Elaine Hardwick all of Lancaster; and a sister-in-law, Elaine Foster of Thornville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Thomas Rhodes (2013) whom she married August 17, 1968; her brother, Robert Foster; and a sister-in-law, Marilyn Foster.
Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 4, 2017 with Pastor Ron Grubb officiating. Burial will follow in Somerset Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her husband and best friend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Autism Association of Southeastern Ohio, Attn: Shannon Coconis, 10 West Overlook Dr., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.