Arlene Marie Gray Rhodes, 68

WILMINGTON — Arlene Marie Rhodes, 68, of Wilmington, NC, went home to be with the Lord on September 13, 2021. She was born in Harlingen, Texas on November 12, 1952 to Arnold Ray Gray and Helen Marie Chvatil Gray.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephew Dave Graves. Arlene was an amazing wife, sister, mother, step-mom, grandmother, great-grandmother.

A few of her many loves were being with her family, shopping, working in the yard, nature, fall and Christmas time. She was a Godly woman and was loved by all who came in contact with her. There will be a hole in the lives of those who knew her. She will be forever missed.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years, James Rhodes, a sister, Carol Forbes and husband Bob Forbes; a daughter, Sabrina Pace; step daughters, Donna Boland and husband Jeff, Eva Goins and husband Jerry; grandchildren, Katlyn, Christian, Jackson, Isabella; two great-grandchildren, Ayla and Jazlynn; step grandchildren, Anthony and wife Jenny, Jeremy and wife Sarah, Josh, Jake and step great- grandchildren, Emilia, Autumn, Rhett and Nick.

A Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00pm on Friday, September 17, 2021. The Funeral Service will follow at 2:00pm with Pastor Bob Forbes officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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