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Priscilla R. Rhodes

Priscilla R. Rhodes, age 84, of Tyrone, died Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 10:05 p.m. at Epworth Manor.
She was born January 9, 1924 in Sandy Ridge, the daughter of Blake and Leah Conser Royer.
On June 24, 1944 she was married to Elvin Rhodes who preceded her in death October 28, 1969.
She is survived by a daughter, Deborah, wife of Michael McClain of Duncansville and two grandchildren, Jonathan (Sabrina) McClain of Cincinnati and Ashley McClain of Hollidaysburg and one great-grandson, Aaron Christopher.
Also surviving is her mother, Leah Conser Homer, a guest at Epworth Manor.
She was preceded in death by a son Christopher “Dusty” Rhodes on April 20, 2004.
Also surviving are two step-sisters, Martha Williamson of Brandon, OR and Betty Hoffman of Phoenix, AZ and a special cousin, Lucille Gensamer of Port Matilda.
Priscilla was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, of the Gertrude Black Sunday school class, had served on both the Administrative Board and the Pastor Parish Committee.
She was a member of the Auxiliary of Howard Gardner Post No. 281 American Legion.
She was a graduate of Tyrone High School, class of 1941 and had been employed at the First Blair County National Bank and Midstate Bank, retiring in 1989.
Funeral service for Priscilla R. Rhodes will be Monday, June 23, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church with Reverend Dr. Dennis Gable officiating.
Interment will follow in Blair Memorial Park.
Friends will be received at the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc. on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services.