Barbara Rhone, 99, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at her home in St. Marys.
Mother Barbara Raysor Rhone was born to Johnnie and Sarah Butler Raysor on May 5, 1919, in St. Marys. She was raised in the North River community as a child and attended the Camden County Training School from the second to the seventh grade. After elementary school, she attended Dorchester School for Girls and graduated from the 12th grade in 1937 from Dorchester High School in McIntosh. She was married to Nelson Rhone Sr., who preceded her in death.
She is survived by four sons, James (Mary A.) Campbell of Kingsland, Bishop Jimmy (Mary Louise) Campbell, Nelson Rhone Jr. and Paul Rhone, all of St. Marys; 31 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral celebration will be held at noon Saturday, March 2, at Young Zion Missionary Baptist Church. A wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Wheeler Street Church of God. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Sunset Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.