Rella Mae (Cooper) Rhodes, 84, of Seneca Rocks passed away June 5, 2022, in Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Virginia. She had been a resident of Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg for the past five years.
She was born on March 14, 1938, in Seneca Rocks and was a daughter of the late Perry John Cooper and Dora Alice (Champ) Cooper Mauzy.
Mrs. Rhodes was a graduate of Circleville High School. She had worked at various places, including the former 4-U Restaurant and Motel and the Seneca Rocks Visitors Center. She attended the Pleasant View United Methodist Church.
Her husband, Robert E. Rhodes, preceded her in death in 2002.
Surviving are a son, Richard W. Rhodes of Seneca Rocks; a daughter, Rita A. Rhodes of Seneca Rocks; two grandchildren, Corey R. Rhodes and Tyler A. Rhodes; a sister, Ethel Williams, and husband, Ronney of Elkins; three brothers, Ray Cooper of Seneca Rocks, Dave Cooper and wife, Judy of Fairmont, and Bobby Cooper and wife, Carolyn of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Arvella Cooper Vance; and a sister-in-law, Gladys Mongold Cooper.
Funeral services were held Wednesday in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg with the Rev. Cindy Skinner officiating. Interment was in the Cooper-Bible Family Cemetery in Seneca Rocks.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View United Methodist Church, c/o Debbie Arbogast, PO Box 97, Seneca Rocks, WV 26884.