John I. Rhodes
August 16, 1950 - September 26, 2023
Obituary For John I. Rhodes
With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of John I. Rhodes on September 26th, 2023.
A Memorial service will be held on October 7th, 2023 at 1 PM at Sewell Mortuary Chapel.
On August 16 ,1950 , Mr. John Ira Rhodes was born in Newnan , Georgia to
Mr. Garnell Rhodes and Mrs. Willie Pearl Moreland Rhodes. He made his
transition to be with the Lord on September 25 , 2023.
He served in the Marine Corps until 1976 when he was medically
In 1975 , John and Evelena were united in the Holy Matrimony .
John accepted Christ as his personal savior. He will be remembered as
kindhearted, bossy and free spirited. He loves to travel, and he absolutely
loved drag racing he will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Garnell and Willie Pearl
Rhodes ; Sister Susie Stegall. Brothers , Benell , Leroy , Billy and Dennis.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 47 years Evelena
Rhodes , His brother Napoleon Rhodes, his sister, Diana Daniel, Missie
Harris, and Frances Dixon. His brother-in-law, Willie “Tee” Stewart and
sister-in-law, Wendy (Albert) Kelley. One son, James (Roysland) Stewart,
one daughter, Samantha (Bobby) Willoughby ; and a host of grandchildren ,
great grandchildren , nieces and nephews , cousins , friends , etc
To whom he affectionately loved
Sewell Mortuary is honored to be entrusted with providing end-of-life services to the Rhodes family.