Edna Lenore Rhodes, 97, Williamsburg, passed away early Monday morning at Homewood at Martinsburg.
She was born in Williamsburg, daughter of the late Richard R. and Christina V. (Reigh) Lantzer. She married William S. Rhodes on Sept. 4, 1942, in Covington, Ky., and he passed away May 9, 1982.
Surviving are a daughter, Cheryl R. White and husband, Terry, of Williamsburg; two grandchildren: Christina M. Brown and husband, Rick, and William T. White and wife, Emilee; three great-grandchildren: Spencer and Peyton Brown and Liam White; and special nieces and nephews: Richard and Donna Tate, Bruce and Anne Houck, Bill and Debbie Tate, Richard and Kay McGraw, and their families.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Vala R. Tate.
Lenore was a graduate of Williamsburg High School and attended Lock Haven State College, where she received a bachelor's degree in education. She was a longtime third-grade elementary schoolteacher for the Williamsburg School District.
Lenore was a life member of Zion Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, where she was active in the church choir, Sunday school and Tuesday Ladies Sewing Circle. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Hollidaysburg Chapter 471. She was an avid Williamsburg Blue Pirates fan and actively attended various music, drama and sporting events.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church, Pastor Tiffany E. Marvich officiating. Interment will follow at Henry's Lutheran Cemetery at Yellow Springs, rural Williamsburg.
The family prefers that memorial contributions be given to her church or to your favorite local charity.
Arrangements are by John C. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg.