November 11, 1952 - May 18, 2012
Funeral services for Rhonda Joy, age 59, of Wellington, will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont with Randy Smith, Sam Pritchard, Suzanne Whitman, Hinton Owsley and Johnny Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to services. Rhonda went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 18, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Darrell L. Pontero of Wellington; five step-daughters, Jennifer Joy Griffin (Nate) of Dacula, GA., Jessica Joy of Greenville, SC, Jana Joy of Tifton, GA, and Jessica and Emily Pontero of Weaver; one step-granddaughter, Addison Grace Joy of Tifton, GA; her best friend and mother, Joyce Whitman of Wellington; sister, Robbie Whitman (Matt Doss) of Piedmont; a nephew, Josh Whitman (Ronda) of Wellington; and two precious great nieces, Riley and Mayson Whitman of Wellington; a special aunt whom Rhonda was named after, Faye Molock Hite of Williamsburg, VA; four sister-cousins, Jerrie Motes (Orval), Shelby Ramey (Donnie), and Deborah Pritchard (Sam) all of Anniston and Verla Panayotis (Pete) of Williamsburg, VA; her mother-in-law, Mary Anderson (Andy) of Weaver; two sisters-in-law, Donna Lloyd (Vick) of Anniston and Debbie Watts (Rusty) of Oxford; and brother-in-law, Dennis Pontero (Vicki) of Anniston. Honorary pallbearers will be her HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Gadsden family. She is leaving behind many loving family members and friends. Rhonda is preceded in death by her hero, her father W.H.Whitman; brother, Rodney Whitman; and grandparents, John and Kate Molock of Piedmont and Tonnie and Ruth Whitman of Heflin. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Jamie, Gayle and Carson of New Beacon Hospice for their love, support and expert care. Rhonda felt that NO CHILD should go hungry and suggested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to support "Blessings in a Backpack", Mountain View Church, P.O.Box 4591, Anniston, AL 36204 or New Beacon Hospice, 818 Leighton Avenue, Anniston, AL 36207.
Funeral services for Rhonda Joy, age 59, of Wellington, will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont with Randy Smith, Sam Pritchard, Suzanne Whitman, Hinton Owsley and Johnny Bryant officiating. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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