James Bill “Billy” Rhodes, 71, of Jemison died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010.
He was born Saturday, Sept. 16, 1939, in Chilton County, son of the late Lonnie Rhodes and the late Alberta Hicks Rhodes.
He was a storeowner.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Beverly Jo Rhodes of Jemison; four sons, Mr. Jimmy W. Rhodes of Jemison, Mr. Kenneth D. Rhodes of Cupertino, Calif., Mr. Daniel C. Rhodes of Jemison and Mr. Christopher L. Rhodes of Birmingham; daughter, Ms. Beverly Jo Gray of Jemison; 11 grandchildren; eighth great grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Jackson of Jemison and Mrs. Doris Rachels of Calera; and two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Doris Rhodes of Thorsby and Mrs. Peggy Rhodes of Thorsby.
Services were held Friday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kelvin Smitherman and the Rev. Jeff Mims officiating.
Interment followed in Midway Memorial Gardens located in Jemison.
Martin Funeral Home directing.
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