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700 North Second, Cabot, AR
Vernon Clyde Rhodes
Published: May 16, 2018
Vernon Clyde Rhodes, 78, of Cabot died Monday, May 14, 2018 in Cabot. He was born August 11, 1939 in Pine Bluff to the late Ira and Marjorie Arnett Rhodes. Vernon was reared and received his education in Pine Bluff, graduating from Watson Chapel High School and attending the University of Arkansas, Monticello. He was the owner of Rhodes Foundation Company and a Christian by faith.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rhodes was preceded in death by a brother, Walter "Dusty" Rhodes. Mr. Rhodes is survived by his wife of 32 years, Shirley Downen Rhodes; his children, Darrell (Michelle) Rhodes, Gary (Tonya) Rhodes, Kyle Rhodes, Kenya Rhodes, Melody (Keith) Bitely and Chella (Steve) Stivers; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren (+1 expected in June); brother, Bill Rhodes and special friend and caregiver, Carl Hambrick.
The Rhodes family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Monk Cemetery with Steve Stivers officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time at the cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Moore's Cabot Funeral Home (501) 843-5816. Please sign the online guestbook at www.moorescabotfuneralhome.com.
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