Shirley Mae Rhoden, 57, of Lake Charles died at 5:57 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 in a local hospital.
Mrs. Rhoden was born on October 7, 1953 in Houston, TX and lived in Lake Charles for the past 25 years.
She enjoyed many things in life, including crafts, crocheting, and she was an amateur interior decorator. Mrs. Rhoden loved her family and enjoyed her time with her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, David Rhoden of Lake Charles; two daughters, Mandie Yerrick and husband Aaron of Lake Charles and Shana Goocher and husband Eric of Willis, TX; two sisters, Glenda Roper and husband David of Kingwood, TX and Donna Childress of New York; a brother, Donald Guthrie and wife Janet of Humble, TX; six beloved grandchildren, Karisa and Dylan Jones, Kamryn and Evan Goocher, and Mackenzie and Johnathon Yerrick; and one great granddaughter, Sophia. She also leaves behind her extended family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Helen and Donald Guthrie and a son, Jamie.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 27, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ronnie Estes will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM and will continue on Saturday from 8:00 AM until time of services.
Words of comfort to the family may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net.