Gayle Rhodus


FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Gayle L. Rhodus, 66, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., Gayle worked as an assembler with Sheller Globe for 27 years. She was a member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband, David Rhodus of Fort Wayne, Ind.; son, Todd (Patty) Brown; granddaughters, Ashley and Grace Brown; great grandson, Ryder Geier; sister, Paula (Jack) Lichty; brother, Mark (Laura) Bissell of Antwerp, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Gayle was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Catherine Bissell; and son, Jeffery Brown.

Funeral service is Tuesday, at 2 p.m., January 14, 2014, at D. O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Rev. Russ Abel will officiate. Calling will also be Monday, January 13, 2014, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Cancer Services of NE Indiana or American Diabetes Association. To sign the online guest book, go to

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