Albert Wilson Rhodes, Jr

Born: Tue., Feb. 1, 1955
Died: Fri., Sep. 2, 2005

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Albert Wilson Rhodes, Jr., age 50 of Watkinsville, GA, died September 2, 2005, after a six month illness. He was a native of Union Point, GA., and was the son of Gladys Y. Rhodes of Union Point and the late Albert W. Rhodes, Sr. He spent most of his adult life in the banking and insurance businesses. Albert was known for his positive attitude, sense of humor, and helpful spirit.

Survivors include his wife Edna B. Rhodes, Watkinsville, GA; a brother, Keith Rhodes, Greensboro, NC; three sisters and spouses, Paula and Johnny Swint of Warthen, GA, Wilma and Kevin Nichols of Greensboro, GA, and Kelly Hanes of Union Point, GA. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Mary Jim Boswell, Watkinsville, GA; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Bill and Mary Boswell, Athens, GA; Mary Jo and Hilton Hightower, Blakely, GA and by several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Watkinsville First Baptist Church on Sunday, September 4, 2005, at 3 pm with Rev. Carlos Sibley officiating. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the memorial service.

The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the Building Fund at Watkinsville First Baptist Church, 1610 Simonton Bridge Road, Watkinsville, GA. 30677.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Sat September 03, 2005
We are so sorry to hear about Albert. Of course, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Albert was so special to many. He was always so upbeat and cheery and full of life. We have lost a good friend. God bless you all.

Paige Dixon
   Posted Sat September 03, 2005
Edna, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Your Friends at Earth Fare

Claire Nichols
   Posted Sat September 03, 2005
All my love, Claire

Joe Newsom
   Posted Mon September 05, 2005
I am sorry for your loss. Albert was a good friend and I always enjoyed talking to him.

   Posted Tue September 06, 2005
To all of you at this time, know that I care and have been thinking of you. Nothing is ever easy at a time like this, but find strength in the Lord and he will help you through this. Bless you all and with my deepeest sympathy.

Mary Brown
   Posted Fri September 09, 2005
Our prayers are with the family during this time. Love, Mary Ruth Brown and Family

Leesa Hammond
   Posted Fri September 09, 2005
I am so sorry for your loss. Albert was my insurance adjustor and was of tremendous help to me when my husband passed away three years ago. God Bless you.

Jill Gleaton
   Posted Mon September 26, 2005
E.D., I was so sorry to hear about Albert. I don't know if you remember me or not, I took your wedding pictures in New Orleons. I was with Claire, Kim, Mary Jo , and Trey. That was a fun trip. I really loved Mr. Bill, he was always so much fun. I haven,t seen Miss Jimmy in a while. I am always out of town for Christmas and miss M. J.s Christmas eve party. I just wanted you to know I am very sorry for your loss. Jill Gleaton