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Obituary for Patsy Rhodes

Obituary for Patsy Rhodes
  • PublishedJuly 27, 2023

Graveside service for Patsy Rhodes, age 84 of Tyler, Texas will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 28, 2023 at Restlawn Memorial Park. There will be no formal visitation. Mrs. Rhodes passed away on July 24, 2023 at Brookdale Tyler South.


Patsy was born on November 1, 1939 in Tupelo, MS to Bill and Clara (Robinson) Sanders. She married Pat Wayne Rhodes on February 25, 1966 in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Patsy worked as a legal secretary most of her life.


She is survived by her husband, Pat Wayne; sons, Jay R. Rhodes, James D Rhodes and Clint W. Rhodes and wife, Kimberly; grandchildren, Elizabeth Rhodes, Jayce Rhodes, Kaitlyn Rhodes and Kaleigh Hawkins; great grandchildren, Kyler Rhodes and Trey Hawkins; sister, Bobbie Mills.


Patsy was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jim Sanders.


Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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