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May 13, 2013

Carolyn A. Rhoads

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

FLORAL CITY, FL — Carolyn A. Rhoads, 69, of Floral City, FL and formerly from Medina, NY, passed away          peacefully on May 1, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

Carolyn was born on June 13, 1943, in Jellico, TN, to the late George and Thelma (Ayers) Evans and lived most of her life in Western New York, relocating to Florida in 1998. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary #1482 in Medina, NY. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casinos and especially spending time with her  family and friends.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 26 years, Daniel W. Rhoads; her daughters, Cynthia (Randy) Hurt of Medina, NY, and Carrie (Mark) Standish of Albion, NY; her son, Chad Plummer of Florida; her grandchildren, Sarah and Aaron Hurt, Adam and Christopher Standish, and Jill Plummer; siblings, Charles (Darla) Evans of Michigan, J. Larry Evans of Buffalo, NY, Lyle (Diane Magliazzo) Evans and J. Lynn Evans, both of Lockport; sisters, Wilma (Lou) Koel of Georgia and Sherri (David) Downey of Wilson, NY; sister-in-law, Dawn Evans of Newfane, NY; step-children, Jon (Lynn) Rhoads  and Gina (Jamie) Stringfellow, both of Florida, and Jennifer (Paul) Hessel of Middleport, NY; as well as several nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Evans.

A celebration of Carolyn's life will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 1:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church, Medina, NY. Inurnment will take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations in Carolyn's memory may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL, 34464.  Arrangements were handled by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home of Inverness, FL.

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