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Date of Passing: Nov 30, 2021

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Lilett "Lil" Rhoden was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She left this world suddenly on November 30, 2021, at age 78.
She was born to Jeremiah and Adassa Brown in Clarendon, Jamaica and emigrated to England to pursue her education in the medical field. During a day trip to London, she met her husband of 54 years, John, and together they had three children: Ian, Nigel and Nadine. We know that she wants to be remembered for the care she provided during her career as a nurse, and the many children whom she delivered into this world as a midwife.
Lil was a devoted Christian and considered her church as her backbone. She loved her daytime TV series (especially Y&R), shopping to accessorize herself and home, maintaining medical research, and making sure she had a strong presence in the lives of her children and grandchildren.
The visitation is from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021, at the Glen Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. in Winnipeg, Manitoba. COVID PROTOCOLS REQUIRE ALL IN
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., December 11, 2021, at the Truth and Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave., Winnipeg, with viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Glen Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Lil would have liked that her friends and family rejoice in today! "This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us
rejoice and be glad in it" (Ps. 118:24).

Family and friends may sign a
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Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2021

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • Mrs. Rhoden was the kindest, most willing to give of herself and selfless people I have ever known. When I was away at school, she sent me cards so I would know I wasn't alone, that touched me more than words can say. Her family are the warmest and most giving people around. Her memory is cherished and she is enjoying the loving arms of her Lord right now. May he wrap His loving arms of comfort around her entire family during this terrible time of grief. - Posted by: Charlene (Friend of the family) on: Dec 10, 2021

  • My deepest condolences to the entire family, and especially to my friend Ian. I know how close you were to your mom! I wish you and family the courage and strength during this tough time. Amit - Posted by: AMIT GOEL (Friend) on: Dec 09, 2021

  • I went to school with Lilett. We often kid around and laugh together. She was my friend at Adult Ed. She will be missed a lot. - Posted by: David Dalton (School Friend) on: Dec 08, 2021

  • Mrs. Rhoden was an amazing women. Her grace and laughter brought smiles to everyone around her. Mr. Rhoden my heart is with you for the loss of your life partner. Nadine, Ian and Nigel love you all immensely and send prayers and condolences for the loss of your lovey “Mommy” as Nadine so lovingly called her. She was a very important person in my life as well supportive, caring and always praying for all of us. I appreciated her values, presence and strength. You will truly be missed by all of us. Love Manju, Brooke and Taj - Posted by: Manju Smith (Family Friend ) on: Dec 08, 2021

  • Mrs Rhoden had a presence about her that very few women have. Her smile could light up a room and you could feel her sincerity and warmth almost immediately upon meeting her. I am so grateful that I had the pleasure of knowing her (and the Rhoden family) since my youth/school-years. Sincere condolences to all of the family. Sending hugs & thoughts of comfort to you all. Ps: I am going to miss Mrs Rhoden correcting Mr Rhoden, I can hear her now “It’s Stacey not Tracey, John!” Xoxoxo. - Posted by: Stacey Cann (Family Friend) on: Dec 08, 2021

  • I will always remember her smiling face. She was so motherly, made me feel like a little girl, whenever she talks to me. She was so very loving, caring and kind. Rest in peace li'l. - Posted by: Kamilah Nazeer (Friend ) on: Dec 07, 2021

  • My deepest condolences to the Rhoden family. I wish you all peace and comfort during this difficult time. Simonette - Posted by: Simonette (Friend ) on: Dec 07, 2021

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