Private graveside services were held for Dorothy Mae Allison Rhodes on Saturday, Dec .3, 2011, at Bangs Cemetery.

Dorothy was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Bangs to John Wesley and Lora Walker Allison. She passed away Tuesday Nov. 29, 2011, at Oak Ridge Manor in Brownwood. She loved sports and was a Brownwood Lions and Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets long-time season ticket holder. She worked for many years at the JRB Supermarket in Brownwood. Dorothy was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in Bangs.

She is survived by her son, Cecil Rhodes and his wife Jan of Dallas; granddaughters, Tiffany Rhodes of Greenville, S.C., and Kimberly Jander of Irving; great-granddaughter, Taylor Jander and great-grandsons, Henry Horne and Tyler Jander; and nieces, Linda Meeks of Bangs and Judy Credicott of Breckenridge.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Foster C. Rhodes; sister Johna Lee Jenkins of Bangs; and brothers Glen Allison of Bangs and Shorty Allison of Breckenridge.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Stewpot Ministries, 408 Park Ave. Dallas, TX 75201 at www.thestewpot.org. Services are under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home.