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Lorraine Mae Rhodes
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Obituary for Lorraine Mae Rhodes

Lorraine Mae Ellis Rhodes, 76, of Smithfield, formerly of 124 Ruby's Lane, the Belgrade Community, Maysville, departed this life on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Lorraine was a lifetime member of First Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully on the Usher Board, Junior Choir and as financial secretary. For 38 years, she served as a delegate to the East Carolina Progressive Missionary Baptist Association, also serving as President and Vice-President of the Usher Board until her health declined.

She attended Belgrade Community School, Silverdale Elementary School, Georgetown High School, Central Carolina Community College, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, North Carolina State University and East Carolina University.

Lorraine held various employment positions in Duplin and Onslow County. She was employed for the North Carolina Head Start Program for over 20 years.

Lorraine will be forever cherished by: three sons, James Montrie Rhodes (Madeline) of Raleigh, Glen Dale Rhodes of Newport News, Virginia and Stacy Rhodes (Angela) of Smithfield; three daughters, Priscilla Rhodes and Marion Bostic (Anthony) both of Clayton and Barbara Williams of the Belgrade Community; twenty Grandchildren; twelve Great-Grandchildren; four brothers, James Jones (Barbara) of Fayetteville, Rossie Jones (Constance) of Maysville, Billy Jones (Magdalene) of Jacksonville and Wayne Jones (Joe Ann) of St. Paul, NC; three sisters, Jean Mack and Ruby Lee both of Jacksonville and Linda Jones of Charlotte.

The family will be receiving their friends and guests at the residence.

The family cordially invites you to join with them in the Visitation of family & friends to be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremations, 150 Williamsburg Parkway, Jacksonville.

The service Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Lorraine Mae Ellis Rhodes will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the First Missionary Baptist Church, 561 Springhill Rd., the Belgrade Community, Maysville. Interment will follow the service in the Ellis Family Cemetery.

Professional Service and Personal Care are being rendered to the Rhodes and extended families by Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremations, Jacksonville (910) 347-9595.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Sep

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremations

150 Williamsburg Pkwy
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Funeral

Saturday

8

Sep

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
First Missionary Baptist Church

561 Springhill Rd.
Maysville, NC 28555

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