Lily May Rhoton
Lily May Rhoton, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Highland Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Clower officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Lily was born on Oct. 6, 1935 in Sweetwater to Lee and Jewel (McLaughlin) Giesler. She married John Rhoton. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church and also worked for the The Village Grocery Store as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring. She is survived by her son, Randy Rhoton and wife Sherry of Costa Rica; daughter, Roxy Rhoton of Sweetwater; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Jewel Giesler; husband, John Rhoton; grandson, Michael Lee McDonald; one sister; and three brothers.