D. Sharon Rhoades
D. Sharon Rhoades
  • April 1, 1940 - November 21, 2016
  • Peoria, Illinois

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Dorothy Sharon Rhoades, 76, of Peoria, Illinois, formerly of Creve Coeur, Illinois passed away at her residence at Independence Village in Peoria on Monday, November 21, 2016. She was born on April 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois. She married Eugene “Gene” Rhoades on August 9, 1959 in Creve Coeur, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 15, 2002 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Evelyn VanNattan.

Sharon is survived by her three children, Jeffrey (Leasa) Rhoades of Metamora, IL, Lisa (Joe) Winans of LaFayette,IL and Lori (Troy) Grant of Mebane, NC; 6 grandchildren, Nicole (Dustin) Herrick, Michelle (David) Brecklin, Hannah Grant, Hunter Grant, Jack Winans and Holly Winans; 2 great grandchildren, Grady and Reece Brecklin. She has two brothers, Kenneth (Connie) VanNattan and James (Sue) VanNattan and one sister, Mary Hall.

She worked for the Creve Coeur School District while her children were young and cherished the many friends she made throughout the years. Her true happiness was caring for her garden of flowers she would plant every year.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin, Illinois. The Rev. Al Harmon will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Memorial contributions may be made to Independence Village in Peoria. You may create an online condolence at www.davisonfultonwoolsey.com.