Barbara Jean Rhodes, age 80, of Celina, passed away at 4:27 AM on April 3, 2019 at her daughters’ residence, Celina.  Before passing she resided at The Gardens at Celina.

She was born January 11, 1939, in Mousie, KY, the daughter of the late Rufus and Betty (Thornsberry) Tuttle.

She married Lowell Rhodes on December 31, 1959, and he proceeded her in death on May 7, 1999.

She is survived by her son, Greg (Julie) Rhodes of Celina, and her daughter Kim (Ron) Stelzer of Celina. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Other survivors include a sister, Shelby Roller, St. Marys; three brothers, Jethrow Tuttle, Delphos, Cletus (Cindy) Tuttle, Moreno Valley, CA, and Bobby Tuttle, Moreno Valley, CA; a sister in-law, Ella Mae Tuttle, St. Marys; a brother in-law, Matt Rhodes, St. Marys; and a sister in-law Shirley Rhodes, Celina.

She was also proceeded in death by two sisters, Vonnie Sutton, and Vera Slone; and two brothers Doyle Tuttle and Glen Tuttle.

She was a cook at the former Orchard Tree in St. Marys, and the Orchard Tree in Celina, she was also a home maker. She was a member of the Samaria Missionary Baptist Church in St. Marys. She enjoyed following her grandkids to all their activities, and loved to cook. She loved cheering for her Kentucky Wildcats.

Visitation will be from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Cisco Funeral Home, 6921 State Route 703 E., Celina, Ohio.

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Monday morning, April 8, 2019 at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, with her cousin Gary Mosley officiating.  Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 230 W Main St, Coldwater, Ohio 45828.

Please leave a condolence to the family @ www.ciscofuneralhome.com


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