Linda Kathleen Nelson Rhodes, age 73, of 509 Easy Road, Laurens, S.C., and widow of Jerrel Lee Rhodes, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at her home. Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late John Garlington and Sarah Kathleen Lynch Nelson. Linda was retired from Whitten Center as a LPN. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the graveside service. Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.