Mr. Lura Rhodes, age 97, native of Jasper, Texas and resident of Newton, TX, transitioned on September 9, 2021.

Funeral Services for Mr. Rhodes will be Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Blooming Grove Baptist Church – CR 2939 in Newton. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Kyle Hill Cemetery in Newton under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Mr. Rhodes was preceded in death by his parents, Mattie (Molly) Rhodes and Wilson Rhodes (stepfather); stepsister, Mary Rhodes; wife, Edna Rhodes, son, Lura Rhodes, Jr.; and grandson, Roy Lee Rhodes.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his daughter, Mattie Mason (Phillip); grandchildren, Ray Rhodes (Wendy) of Houston, TX; Jo Ann Rhodes of Dallas, TX; Thelma Joiner of Dallas, TX; Gilbert Rhodes (Tonya) of Silsbee, TX; Troy Lee Rhodes (Inga) of Newton, TX, Lisa Mason-Hollins (Sean) of Shreveport, LA; and Matthew Mason of Houston, TX; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.

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