Mrs. Rhoda Bell Whitaker, of Indianapolis, passed away on the late evening of Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Madison Healthcare. She was 83. She was born January 2, 1936 in Indianapolis, a daughter of the late Everett L. and Mattie E. Daugherty.
She was a graduate of Arsenal Technical High School and she deeply loved going to church at the Thompson Road Baptist Church where she was a member. Rhoda was a self-employed caregiver in her home. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and was a stay at home mom taking care of her family. She dearly loved her family and cherished the time she could spend with them.
She is survived by her children, Keith Whitaker, Bonnie Frietzsche, Barbara Halliburton and Kenneth Frietzsche; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in passing by her brother, Everett Daugherty, a sister, Lavonne Patterson as well as her granddaughter, Sheena.
Services for Rhoda will be conducted at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the time of service at the mortuary. Burial will follow to Memorial Park Cemetery.