Joan S. Rhodes
                              December 10, 1933 -- January 8, 2016

Joan S. Rhodes, 82, of Sturgis, MI, died at 5:00 am, on Friday, January 8,
at Thurston Woods Village, Sturgis, MI, where she had received excellent
care. She had been living there since 2009. She was born on December
10, 1933, in Ozark, MO, to Forrest J. and Clara M. (Mincks) Stewart. In
1950 she married Richard S. White, they later divorced and he died in
2014.  In June 1960 she married Keith Brown, Sr., he died in 1976. In
November 1978 she married David C. Dilley, he died in 2001. She was
most recently married to Cecil Rhodes, he died in 2013.Surviving are
four daughters, Cheryl Mitchell of Taylor, MI, Carol (Jon) Witmer of
Middlebury, Cynthia (John) Robison of Danville, OH, Vicky (Joel) Schram
of Silver Springs, NM; two sons, Keith Brown, Jr of North Fort Myers, FL,
Rick (Bonnie) Brown of Howe; 17 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren;
a brother, Jimmie (Katie) Stewart of Cape Fair, MO. She was preceded in
death by her parents, husbands, sister, Ila Mae Baker, two brothers,
Manford and Winford Stewart. She was a homemaker, drove escort for
her husband when he was a truck driver and had also worked at
Thurston Woods. Visitation will be from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm on Tuesday
January 12, followed by a 1:00 pm funeral service at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury.  Services will be
conducted by Pastor Randy Schroeder. Burial will be in Grace Lawn
Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorials may be given to Thurston Woods.  

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