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Christina Marie Rhodes

Christina Marie Rhodes, 70, of Somerset, passed away November 30, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends.

Chris was born March 8, 1947, in Thornville, 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 and Somerset 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 both 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.

Funeral service was held December 4, 2017, at the Bope- Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset, with Pastor Ron Grubb officiating. Burial followed in Somerset Cemetery where she was 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.

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