Howell, Rhoda Lynn (Summerville)

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Rhoda Lynn Howell, age 58, of Allen Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in a Rome hospital. 

Ms. Howell was born in Trion, Ga. on May 24, 1959, a daughter of the late Mike Howell and Rachel Lambert Adair.  She was a member of Gaylesville First Baptist Church and a retired computer consultant. She was preceded in death by special friend, George Treadaway, in December, 2015. 

Surviving are special aunts, Carolyn Dodd and Becky McCary; uncles, Rayburn Lambert and Terry Howell; step-daughter and spouse, Dana and Ivan Holden; step-grandchildren, LeAnn and Levi; and special first cousins, LaDon Odom and Neal Shropshire. 

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb.3, at 1 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Nixon officiating.  The family will receive friends Saturday from noon until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Ms. Rhoda Lynn Howell who passed away Tuesday.


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