Mrs. Newassa Delayne Rhodes

Text size

Mrs. Newassa Delayne Rhodes

1930 - 2018

Mrs. Newassa Delayne Rhodes, 87, of Beckley, died Friday, September 7, 2018.
Born September 12, 1930 in Quinwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Cleo Davis Creasy.
She was a member of St. Matthew A.M.E Church and worked as an OB/GYN Nurse at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, American Red Cross Volunteer and special-needs assistant at FMRS, Beckley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Goldie F. Rhodes; sons, Reginald (Sandra) and Goldie C. and grandson, Ronald Lawrence.
Left to cherish precious memories are her sons, Freddie of Bluefield, Kermit (Marie) of Beckley; daughters, Vanessa Rhodes and JoAnn (Mike) Ross, both of Beckley, and Marsha (Michael) Brookins of Severn, MD; sister, Carlyn Gordon of Denver, CO; uncles, Clarence (Lavera) Davis of Somerdale, NJ and Larry Davis of NY; nephews, Reginald Creasy, Carl and Eric Lopes, all of Denver, CO, Michael Lopes of Cape Cod, MA and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be 12:00PM Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Heart of God Ministries, 1703 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, with Rev. Debra Smoot officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.
Email condolences to
Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Published on September 11, 2018
Send flowers
in memory of Mrs. Newassa
See more

Obituary published in

Arrangements by

Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor



Print Guestbook

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on December 10, 2018.

Share a message.

8 posts

Jacob M Hale
Sep 15, 2018
My condolences to the family as you grieve the loss of your loved one. She walks with the Lord and will be missed here on earth.
Peace be with you!
Charles and Angella Dews-Rhodes
Sep 14, 2018
Our condolences and prayers to you and your family!
Joyce Boblett Bundy
Sep 14, 2018
What a beautiful woman, and what an amazing daughter you have been to her...reflecting her image. God comfort you and all your family, JoAnn.
Gregory Clark and family
Sep 13, 2018
Our hearts are low but the eye is on the sparrow. And may he keep watching over you and your family.
Linda Penn New Castle De
Sep 13, 2018
May God continue to bless the Rhodes family during this difficult time. Will continue to lift the family up in prayer. Your mom was a lovely lady and I do have fun memories of her when I use to come and visit Sand she was always very sweet to talk with. Love you family!!!!!!!!
Althea Carr
Sep 13, 2018
So sorry for your loss. I will keep you and yours in my thoughts and prayers. l
Cheryl Davis-Smith
Sep 12, 2018
Words can not express my sadness. May the comfort of God help the family through this difficult time. My 1st cousin Newassa Rhodes will be greatly missed, but her warmth, kindness and gentle spirit will be remembered always and forever. Love, Cheryl
Mr.& Mrs. Clarence & Lavera Davis
Sep 12, 2018
My precious niece Newassa Rhodes our hearts are broken.We love you and miss you. May God be with you until we meet again. If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again.
Love, Uncle Pete & Aunt Lavera