Donna J. Rhoads, 60


Donna J. Rhoads, 60, of Lebanon, died on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Lebanon Care Center.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 20, beginning at 1 p.m. at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Fellowship will follow.

Ms. Rhoads was born Aug. 20, 1958, in Paris, to Donald J. and Mary Jane (Tweady) Rhoads.

After graduating high school, she spent her career as a massage therapist. She took great joy in her profession of healing and helping people through massage therapy.

From a young age, Ms. Rhoads volunteered at animal shelters. She loved animals, visiting zoos and museums, and enjoyed outdoor activities and reading. Her other passions included collecting rocks, gems, Native American art, photography, touring wineries and visiting with friends and family.

She is survived by her fiance, Connley Collins of Edwardsville; a daughter, Leslie (Aaron) Parizon of Magnolia, TX; a son, Tyler Asire of Reno, NV; three grandchildren, Triston Asire, six years old, and twins, Madison and Brooke Asire, four years old; two brothers, Joe and Michael Rhoads; and two sisters, Elizabeth Hansen and Martha Goznell.

Ms. Rhoads was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be directed to the Litchfield Food Pantry.

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