Nina Johnson Rhody

Mar 17 2013

76 year old Nina Johnson Rhody of Smithville died Saturday morning at her residence. She was a bank teller at Regions Banks and a member of the Smithville First United Methodist Church. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Terry Little will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie Vester, Sr. and Jocie Evelyn Tittsworth Parsley; her first and second husbands, Charles L. Johnson and Jack G. Rhody; a daughter, Angel D. Mahler; and step-son, Jim Rhody. Survivors include her son, Gary R. Johnson of Smithville. Two grandchildren, Cathleen and husband J.D. Humphrey of Walling and Craig and wife Sabrina Mahler of Carthage. One great grandson, Jaxon Humphrey. Two expected great grandbabies, baby boy Humphrey and baby girl Mahler. Three step-sons, Jack R. and wife Pam Rhody, Kevin and wife Amy Rhody, and Danny Rhody all of Smithville. A step-daughter, Kathy Rhody of Joelton. Brothers and sisters, Clayton and wife Peggy Parsley of Smithville, Reba and husband Pat Patton of McMinnville, Jerrie and husband Dan Paone of Stone Mountain, Georgia, Vester and wife Jane Parsley of Smithville, Judy and husband Fred Mundt of Denton, Texas; and Penny and husband Don Bolton of Murfreesboro. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Cancer Society DeKalb County Relay for Life in memory of Nina, in lieu of flowers.

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