Katherine "Becky" Rhodes

Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine “Becky” Rhodes, age 83, of Fayette, were held Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 from Unity Baptist Church. Bobby Robbins officiated. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Rhodes died Friday, Feb. 7 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Rhodes; brother, Bob Tobens; sister, Carol Long; parents, John and Applonia Tobens; son, David Wayne Wilges; and son-in-law, Henry Stewart.

She was retired from the Fayette Cotton Mill, a member of Unity Baptist Church and was an avid reader.

Survivors include two sons, Steve Wilges (Beth) and Mike Wilges (Tina); two step-sons, Gene Rhodes and Mark Rhodes; two daughters, Lynda Stewart and Susan Tant (John); one sister, Martha Shever; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Honorary pallbearers were Unity Baptist Ladies Sunday School Class.

Active pallbearers were Allen Carter, David Stricklin, Daniel Lee, Zack Wilges, Cole Wilges, Joshua Wilges, Jason Wilges and Steve Jackson.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

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