Rae Rhoden Phinney, 98, widow of George L. Phinney, to whom she was married for 60 years, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Martha Franks Retirement Community in Laurens. Born in Johnston on August 23, 1918, she was a daughter of Joseph Talbert and Leila Derrick Rhoden. A private burial will be held Thursday, December 8, in Laurens City Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends in Hunter Hall immediately following the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.