After a lengthy & courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease Kay Henderson Rhodes passed peacefully away on February 27, 2014. Kay was born March 9, 1942 in Roswell, New Mexico to Loren Edward & Vera Bruton Henderson.
She graduated from Roswell High School in 1960. While in High School Kay was a Cheerleader, a Majorette, a member of the school band, & she was selected as a runner-up for class most beautiful.
After graduation she attended Texas Tech for one year & then transferred & graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1964. She & Joe Rhodes, her husband of almost 52 years, were married September 8, 1962 in Roswell, NM. After graduating Kay taught business subjects, sponsored many activities & headed the Distributive Education program at Valley High School in Albuquerque, NM, until the birth of their first child in 1970.
The family followed Joe’s career going from Albuquerque, NM; to Alderwood Login to read more