Lauren Rhodes

Sunday, December 27, 2009

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Lauren Brooke Rhodes, 16, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, as a result of a one-vehicle accident.

She was born Oct. 27, 1993, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Kenneth R. and Mekesha Seets Rhodes Jr.

Lauren was a sophomore at Woodland High School, where she was an honor student and a member of FCCLA, FFA and Beta Club. She played softball and was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her parents, Kenneth and Mekesha Rhodes of Marble Hill; a brother, Brandon M. Rhodes; two sisters, Natasha A. and Makenna F. Rhodes, all of the home; paternal grandparents Kenneth and Loretta Rhodes of Marble Hill; maternal grandmother Donna Kirn of Mesa, Ariz.; and paternal great-grandmother Peggy J. Warner of Marble Hill.

She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandfather and maternal great-grandparents.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at New Salem Baptist Church, with the Rev. Anthony Stewart and the Rev. Micah Bristow officiating.

Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery near Marble Hill.