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Cathy Dee (Rhodes) McManus
May 26, 1952 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Cathy McManus was born Cathy Dee Rhodes on May 26, 1952. She has a twin brother Gary Lee Rhodes. They were God's gift to their parents Charles Edgar Rhodes and Bette Jane Rhodes.
On January 1, 2024, Cathy Rhodes McManus went home to be with her Lord & Savior, Jesus.
Cathy always loved school. Later that led her to become a teacher, at PB Senior High school. She taught Home Economics for 31 years. She always was very involved in sports, at a young age & in High School. Later as a teacher, students would ask her questions such as... we have a boys tennis team, why don't we have a girls team? She always answered... I don't know, but I will find out. That is how she became the PB Girls Tennis coach for 21 years. She also started the FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) for girls.
Cathy was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was a Sunday School teacher for the Ladies class, Young Married class & loved working in the church library.
Cathy loved to take notes from her Pastor, Steve Patterson. She loved to Journal, thanking & praising God for all He had done for her. She loved traveling with her husband, Raymond. Their trips to Yellowstone were some of their favorites. She loved reading & journaling. She loved animals, both in the wild & their pets.
Cathy was preceded in death by her Father, Charles Edgar Rhodes, Mother, Bette Jane Rhodes (Scott), special friends, Alpha Lou Legrand of Poplar Bluff, and Vickie McCann of Poplar Bluff.
Cathy is survived by her husband Raymond McManus of Poplar Bluff, her twin brother Gary Rhodes of South Carolina, 2 nieces: Heidi Rhodes of NYC, Chelsea Rhodes of NYC, 1 nephew Chris Rhodes of Wyoming, special friends Marty Porter of Herculaneum, MO., Patty Davis Ice of Poplar Bluff, MO., and Betty Buck of Poplar Bluff.
There will be a memorial visitation at 10:00 AM Saturday January 6, 2024, at Temple Baptist Church 1813 Barron Rd. in Poplar Bluff. The memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM with Rev. Steve Patterson officiating.