Linda Jean (Butts) Rhoden, 51, of Oakland City, formerly of Lebanon, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010.

Born Nov. 4, 1958 in Middletown, Ohio, she was the daughter of George V. and Delores (Burgess) Butts.

She was a 1977 graduate of Lebanon High School.

Survivors include her husband of 29 years, James Rhoden of Oakland City; father, George V. Butts of Middletown, Ohio; a son, Steven James (Cecilia) Rhoden of Sommerville; two daughters, Katie Marie McEllhiney of Princeton, Kelli Ann (Richard) Bradshaw of Augusta, Ga.; four brothers, Thomas Lee Butts, Robert Joseph (Wendy) Butts Donald Joseph (Deborah) Butts, all of Turtlecreek Township, Ohio, Steven Peter Butts of Lebanon, Ohio; three sisters, Ann Elizabeth Savoie of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kathleen Ellen Gilbert of Blanchester, Ohio, Amy Beth (Brent) Miller of West Chester, Ohio; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother; and one brother, G. Michael Butts.

A private service will be at the Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home in Lebanon, Ohio.