Rhea Louise Stroud, 97, of New London, Missouri, died Saturday, February 12, 2022 in Tallmadge, Ohio. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, April 9 at Grandview Burial Park in Hannibal. Following the service there will be a celebration of life at the Third Street Venue at 118 North Third Street in Hannibal from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Feel free to join the family at either location.
Rhea was born January 18, 1925, in Hannibal, Missouri to Richard & Eva Long Sebers.
The wife of a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran, she was married to Edward Calvin "Bud" Stroud on December 9, 1944 in Hannibal. She truly loved her Sailor more than life. She was the co-owner and operator of New London Plumbing and Heating along with Bud. Rhea and Bud loved more than anything to spend time with their Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. She was an avid Bird and Moon watcher. She loved farming and woodworking with Bud, and together they made beautiful furniture. He preceded her to Heaven on October 1, 2009. They were married for 65 years.
Survivors include Sons Chris Stroud (Judy) & Les Stroud Sr. (Donna); Grandchildren Kevin Stroud, Les Stroud Jr. (Diane), Karen Willis (Glenn), Calvin Stroud (Kelly), Misty Stroud, & Lindsey Paxton (Aaron); Great-Grandchildren Harliann, Makaila, Jaron, Kali, Kylie, Kadie, Nathan, Kenlie, Ryan, Cohen, Kira, Alyvia, Allyson & Audra; Great Great-Grandchildren Case, Hensley, & RayLynn.
In addition to her Parents & Husband, Rhea was preceded in death by her Brothers Richard & Wayne Sebers, Sisters Armida McClain & Leona Bates, & her Great Great Grandson Ryghton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New London Park Days, PO Box 252, New London, Mo 63459. Online condolences may be made to the family on Rhea's memorial page at http://www.grandviewfuneral.com