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Louise H. Rhodes, 103, of Benton passed away Feb. 4, 2014.
She was born April 1, 1910, to the late Dave and Eva Collatt. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church.
She taught at Bennett School, provided books for the Gann Memorial Library, was a guard at Reynolds Metals Co. during World War II and worked for the Red Cross for 41 years.
Louise was known as the â€śRed Cross Lady.â€ť
She loved to read until losing her eyesight. Louise loved talking to people and telling stories to a captivated audience.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Rhodes; a brother, Wayne Collatt; a sister, Doris Collatt; a niece, Katheryn Wood; and a nephew, Jimmy Collatt.
She is survived by her nephew, David Collatt; four great-nephews; two great-nieces; 11 great-great-nephews; five great-great nieces; one great-great-great-nephew;-and a special great-step-nephew, Michael Magby.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at New Rosemont Cemetery. Ashby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online guest book:www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.