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Kenneth LaWesley “Wesley” Rhymer – Obituary

Kenneth LaWesley “Wesley” Rhymer, age 78, of Dongola, died at 5:00PM, Tuesday, Sept 17, 2013 at home.

Wesley was born Sept 8, 1935 to Jessie and Alberta (Johnson) Rhymer in Elco. He married Betty Mae Hutchison April 15, 1953.

He was the owner of Dongola Tin Shop & Rhymers Plumbing in Vienna.  Dongola school board member, Dongola City Council and member of Friendship Baptist Church.  Wesley loved baseball and was an avid player in his younger years.  He enjoyed goose hunting, gardening and square dancing.

Survivors include his wife Betty Rhymer of Dongola, 2 sons, William (Terrie) Rhymer of Dongola and Kenneth (Tammy) Rhymer of Tunnel Hill; 2 daughters, Dianna (Billy) Schultz and Sue (Tom ) Schultz all of Cypress; 13 grandchildren, Travis (Mindy) Schultz, Stacy (Chris) Browning, Dustin (April) Rhymer, Michael (Bobbie) Schultz, Stante Schultz, Curtis (Destiny) Rhymer, LaWesla (John) Matlock, Warrant Officer Andrew (Valerie) Rhymer, Nathan Rhymer, Rebecca (Jamie) Yates, Jeffery (Hannah) Schultz, Bridgett Rhymer and Courtney Rhymer; 31 great-grandchildren, siblings, Barbara Foster, Mary Williams, Erma Story, Marion Lewis Stevens, Aaron Stevens, Pat Warner, Alberta Stevens, and Charles Johnson; nieces, nephews and other relatives; faithful friend “Joey” his cocker spaniel.

Wesley is preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers and 5 sisters.

Visitation will be from 5PM to 8PM on Sept 19, 2013 at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola.

Funeral Services will be held at 11AM on Sept 20, 2013 at Crain Funeral Home Dongola with Rev. Jay Franklin officiating. Interment will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Dongola.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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