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Nila Cheryl Rhoton

February 19, 1946 — May 13, 2024

Gate City, VA

Nila “Cheryl” Rhoton- Gate City, VA

Nila “Cheryl” Rhoton, 78, Gate City, VA, passed away, Monday, May 13, 2024, at Holston Valley Medical Center. 

Cheryl was born in Kingsport, TN, on February 19, 1946, to the late Ross Jones, and Ila Belle (Carter) Jones. 

In addition to her parents, her sister, Amalie Sloan; and brothers, R.L. Jones, Charles Jones, and Leonard Jones, and infant brother, Andrew Jones. 

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Cecil Rhoton, Gate City; daughter, Connie (Chris) Johnson, Gate City; grandchildren, Kressa Johnson (Zach Greene), Noah Johnson; and several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 5-7p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2024, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 7:00p.m., in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Chris Lane and Pastor Terry Puckett officiating. Durhams"s Chapel Quartet will be providing the music.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00a.m., Friday, May 17, 2024, at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, VA. Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15a.m., to go in procession to the graveside service. 

Chris Johnson, Mike Johnson, Charles Johnson, Jon Johnson, Noah Johnson, and Zach Greene will serve as pallbearers. Jason Tipton, Johnny Harris, and Joseph Neal will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

An online guest register is available for the Rhoton family at www.gatecityfunerals.com

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Nila “Cheryl” Rhoton. 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nila Cheryl Rhoton, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 17, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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