Rhoda Tillett Hieber 84, of Port St. Joe, Florida passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 in Panama City, Florida. Rhoda was born in Long Island, New York and as a child moved to North Carolina. As a young adult she moved to Miami, Florida and met her first husband, Gus Hanson. Then in 1970 she moved to Port St. Joe where she spent the rest of her life.
Rhoda was an avid reader and animal lover.
Rhoda was preceded in death by her mother Edna Koger, father Mack Tillett, Sr., first husband Gus Hanson, second husband George Hieber, brother Mack Tillett, Jr., sister Edna Evans and sons, infant baby Hanson, Bill Hanson and Fred Hieber.
She is survived by her sister Pasty Tillett, son George Hieber, Jr., grandson Brett Hanson and his wife Carla Hanson and great-grandson Chase Hanson.
A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. E.D.T. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 in Holly Hill Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Tom Tillery. Those who wish may make donations in her memory to the St. Joe Bay Humane Society, 1007 Tenth St., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.