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Carl Avery Rhone

January 2, 1946 — November 24, 2020


Carl Avery Rhone, 74, of Abilene, died Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Hendrick Hospice Care.  A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Midway Cemetery, near the Hodges Community in Jones County, with Rev. Jeff Robinson officiating.  Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home, Coleman.

Carl Avery Rhone was born January 2, 1946 in Coleman to Henry Lawrence Rhone and Edna Pearl Ingram Rhone.  Carl grew up in Clyde and Sweetwater.  On August 17, 1964, he married Joyce Laverne Farquhar in Abilene.  Carl worked as a truck driver, working for Culligan Water Company for 14 years.  He also drove for a co-op in Arkansas for many years.

Carl is joined in heaven by his parents, his wife Joyce, eight brothers and sisters and one granddaughter.

He is survived by his children, Anna Beck of Carrollton, Carol Fortney of Luling, Karla Mason of Luling, Sherry Reed and husband, Ronnie, of Abilene, and Lawrence Rhone and wife, Catie, of San Antonio.  Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, Patrick Canada, Christopher Canada, Brandon Rhone, R.J. Fortney, Bo Wheeler, Nichole Rodriguez, Leo Rodriguez, Jessica Rodriguez, Ismael “Poppy” Rodriguez and Hailey Sturges; 11 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

MIdway Cemetery - Jones County

4320 County Road 428, Hawley, TX 79525

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