Wilma A. McKibben Rhoades, age 87, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away May 24, 2014 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.
Wilma was born February 3, 1927, in Greenville, a daughter of the late Lowell and Catherine (Urschel) Lephart.
In addition to her parents, Wilma was preceded in death by her husbands, Paul McKibben in 1987 and William D. Rhoades in 2013; a grandson, Justin McKibben; brothers, Elwood and Creighton Lephart; and a sister, Marilyn Peck.
Wilma was a member of the EUM Church, belonged to the United Methodist Women (UMW), was the secretary for the County Engineers office and volunteered at the hospital. Her compassion and depth of caring always showed through her work and charity.
Wilma is survived by her children, Frank (Donna) McKibben of Moberly, MO, Tim (Sylvia) McKibben of Greenville, OH, and Karen (Nathan) Sharp of Greenville, OH; step children, Kathy (George) O'Dell, Cindy (Bruce) Hunt, Alyce Ann (Bruce Hirsch), Dick (Pam) Rhoades, Chris (Jan) Rhoades, and Doug (Leslie) Rhoades, all of Greenville, OH. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, Melissa (Ben) Williams of Moberly, MO, Jason (Kelly) McKibben of Raleigh, NC, Brian (Erin) McKibben of Greenville, OH, Carrie McKibben of Covington, Ohio, David McKibben of Dayton, OH, Katie Sharp of Greenville, OH and Ryan Sharp of Columbus, OH, and 5 great grandchildren; Sisters, Vanis (John) Brumbaugh of Greenville, OH and Kaye Oglivie of Prairie Grove, AR.
Services will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Oliver-Floyd funeral Home with Rev. Sylvia McKibben officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 – 7PM and Thursday from 9 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contribution may be made to the EUM Church to go towards a new cross for the original sanctuary.