Floyd W. Rhew

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Floyd W. Rhew, 92, of Columbia, Tenn., a native of Rector, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at Maury Regional Hospital.

He was the son of the late Newt Rhew and Daisy Marvin Smith Rhew and was the husband of the late Beatrice A. Toone Rhew, also formerly of Rector.

He retired from General Motors Fisher Body Division after 30 years, was a member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) and was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Vonna Sue and Lynn Nelson of Columbia and Glenda Fay and James Wheatley of Spring Hill, Tenn.; grandchildren, Bradley and Faris Wheatley of Spring Hill, Lawrence and Shelly Nelson of Hohenwald, Tenn., Patricia and Leroy Schmuck of Rogers, Lynn Charles Nelson Jr. of Columbia, Andrew Wheatley of Spring Hill and Lisa and David VandenBerg of Phoenix, Ariz., and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Thursday, Jan. 8, at the First United Methodist Church in Columbia with Rev. Jeff Jacobs officiating. Williams Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.williamsfh.com.