Cumberland Times-News

July 5, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— CUMBERLAND — Virginia Rhodes, 41, of Cumberland, passed away from a heart attack on Tuesday evening July 2, 2013 at Bay Health Hospital, Dover, Del.  

She is preceded in death by one brother, George Tyree, Cumberland.

She was a loving mother, sister and daughter.

Surviving are her three children, Alfonzo Lee, Cumberland, Destany Lee, Cumberland and Brandon Rhodes, Dover; her  mother, Mary Rhodes and step-father Mike Elsesser, Cumberland; father, Donald Rhodes and step-mother, Barbara, Milford, Del; five brothers, Jimmy McMillan, Cumberland, Shawn Rhodes, Oklahoma City, Okla., Bill Rhodes, Jacksonville, Fla., and Don Rhodes, Cumberland; her boyfriend of two years, John Cox, Dover; her Aunt “Pete” McMillan, Cumberland, Aunt Leona and Uncle Luke Lucas, Virginia; and life long friend, Melissa Garlitz, Cresaptown, who is like a daughter to our mother and was like a sister to Virginia; and life long family friends and neighbors, the Yorks, Cumberland.

Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, ( on Saturday, July 6, 2013 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Bob Ryan officiating.

Internment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.