EVANS, Ga. - Miss Shannon Rhodes, 16, entered into rest on Sunday, August 31, 2008, at Egleston Children's Hospital PICU in Atlanta.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at 3 p.m. in the Platt's Funeral Home Belair Road Chapel with Reverend Gary Hillman officiating. Interment followed at Westover Memorial Park.
Shannon was born in Augusta. She was the daughter of John Russell Rhodes and Susan Hattaway Rhodes. She was a member of ROTC, cross country track and the SADD Club. Shannon enjoyed her friends, music, family, loved networking, movies and skiing. She was a beautiful, fun loving child. Shannon will be missed beyond measure. Always in our hearts. God, please take care of our baby girl till we get there. Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. Amen.
In addition to her parents, Shannon is survived by her brothers; Reid William Rhodes and Charles Graham Reese of Mitchell, Ga., her future sister-in-law; Stephanie Marie Hinton of Mitchell, Ga., her maternal grandmother; Annie Morris Hattaway of Mitchell, GA., her paternal grandparents; Robert Eugene Rhodes, Sr., and Patsy Henderson Rhodes of Dearing, her best friend; Jeanna Rae Daines, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends.
Shannon was preceded in death by her maternal Paw Paw; Herbert William Hattaway, Jr.
Pallbearers were Russell Rhodes, Reid Rhodes, Charles Reese, Matthew Rhodes, Dylan Newman and Justin Garnell. The pallbearers were lead by Jeanna Rae Daines.
Platt's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.