Peterson Funeral Chapel

Janice Kay Rhodes, 75, of Aurora passed away Monday, January 23, 2023 at her home. Janice was born on June 11, 1947, in Aurora, Missouri, the daughter of Gerald Elsey and Florence McWhirter.


Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Florence; husband, Eldon Rhodes; one son, Alan Rhodes; one brother, Larry Elsey.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond Swadley, Michael Swadley and Dustin Rhodes all of Aurora; one daughter, Marie Swadley of Aurora; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


A Celebration of Life will be held from 12:00-2:00 PM on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Aurora.


Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.


In Lieu of flowers, the family has asked for memorial contributions to be made to help with funeral services.