Alta W. Rhodes, 93, homemaker, New Holland Mennonite Church member

By on July 19, 2017

Alta W. Rhodes, 93, of 286 Kurtz Road, Ephrata, died July 13, after a brief illness, at her home that she shared with Martha Zimmerman.

Born in Earl Township, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Z. and Susanna M. (Weaver) Hoover. Her husband, John Rhodes, died Nov. 9, 2005.

Alta was a homemaker and a member of the New Holland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.

Surviving is a sister: Anna Hoover of New Holland; a brother: Ivan, married to Lydia (Hoover) Hoover of Hopkinsville, Ky.; a brother-in-law: Reuben N. Zimmerman of Denver; a sister-in-law: Lizzie Hoover of Scottsville, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death are nine brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services were held July 17 at New Holland Mennonite Church, with the Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment followed in the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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