1131 State Hwy A, PO Box 85  •  Marshfield, MO 65706 | 417-859-4222
Linda Louise Rhoades

Linda Louise Rhoades, Marshfield, was born in Chicago, IL on June 13, 1947 to Harry and Eolis (Hoffman) Olson. She passed away in her home on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the age of 69 following a three year battle with cancer.

Linda was a member of the Marshfield United Methodist Church. She worked as a public school secretary, bookkeeper and homemaker. She enjoyed researching genealogy and spending time with her family.  She was a devoted grandmother to her 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel L. Rhoades; three daughters, Karen Mitchum, Strafford, MO, Terry Rhoades, Fair Grove, MO,  and Jennifer Rhoades Dennison, Paducah, KY; one granddaughter whom she raised, Tiffany (Justyn) Davis, Ava, MO; 6 other grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, William Olson, Mayodan, NC; sister, Terry Olson, Marshfield, MO; her aunt, Gerri Yudis, Marshfield, MO; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert Lee Rhoades; and three brothers, Harry “Rick” Olson, James Olson, and Robert Olson.

A memorial service is planned for 3:00 p.m. May 6, 2017 at Marshfield United Methodist Church with dinner to follow. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made in Linda’s memory to the church or lung cancer research foundation of your choice.

3 Responses to Linda Louise Rhoades

  1. Tammy Wright says:

    Sam, so sorry to hear about Linda. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  2. Virginia Ahrens says:

    Linda was such a bright light in her faith and thinking. Her memory will live on, but she will be missed by family and friends. Her devotion to loved ones was huge, as was her love of fun. Those of us who knew her were blessed.

  3. So sorry for your loss. Praise God for the family and legacy she leaves behind! She will be missed.