Rhodes, Glenn Morris (Benton)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Glenn Morris Rhodes, 57, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home, surrounded by family.  He liked being outside and working in his yard.      

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Wheeler Rhodes and Lois Isabella Whittemore Rhodes; and brother, Charles Rhodes.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Rena Rhodes; god-daughter, Keshia Wright; grandbabies, Ethan and Tyler Wright; sisters, Ocie Hicks, of Benton and Anita Pike, of Delano; brothers, James Rhodes, of Cleveland and Raymond Rhodes, of Crossville; sister-in-law, Sissy Hubbard, of Delano; and brother-in-law, Denzil Freeman, of Chattanooga.  Several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. 

The family expresses a special “thank you” to three very special helpers along Glenn’s end journey, Daisy, Kylie and Sydda Jo Dalton, and for the care he received from Michael and Christy Thompson.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27 at Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, with Reverend Pete Morgan officiating.  Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28 in Morgan Cemetery, Reliance, Tn. 

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Pallbearers are Michael Thompson, Brian Freeman, Brandon Brock, Johnny Morgan, Henry Morgan and Terry Morgan.

Send a message of condolence and view the Rhodes Family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.


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