Rhoda Newnum

ODIN — Rhoda Newnum, 58, of Odin, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020, at her home.

She was born August 6, 1962, in Salem, the daughter of Ira “Gus” Overbeck and Dorothy (Cavins) Overbeck.

She is survived by her three children: Jason Altenbaumer of Hoyleton, Marah Elliott and husband Mike of Germantown, and Kelsey Wilson of Paducah, Kentucky; three grandchildren: Justice Altenbaumer, Morgan Elliott, and Sawyer Elliott; a brother: Dennis Overbeck and wife Debbie of Centralia; a niece: Katie Overbeck and special friend Josiah Bates of Centralia; and a special friend: Steve Lusch of Odin.

Rhoda was preceded in death by her parents: Gus and Dorothy Overbeck and grandparents: John A. and Mary Overbeck and J.W. and Martha Cavins.

Rhoda enjoyed going camping and four-wheeler riding. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and she had a big heart

for her dogs.
A drive-thru, no contact visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020, at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia. A private family service will be held at later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Newnum family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.