Mildred Rhoden, 86, of Baxter died Friday, May 11, 2012 at her residence following a long illness. She was born in Baker County and resided in the Baxter community all her life. She was the daughter of the late Odus and Ida Raulerson Gainey and the wife of the late Orbey Rhoden. She was a homemaker, a member of Cuyler Baptist Church and enjoyed string music, gospel music and going to church.Mrs. Rhoden is survived by daughters Linda (J.N.) Canaday of Baxter, Nancy Mayo of Cuyler and Mary (J.C.) Newmans of Folkston, GA; sons Orbey Ray Rhoden of Folkston, Otis David Rhoden of Baxter and Roy A. (Sandy) Rhoden of Cuyler; 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm on Wednesday May 16 at her church with Rev. Billy Worthington officiating, assisted by Rev. Gene Burnsed. Interment will be at North Prong Cemetery.
Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.