Eva Brooks “Nan” Rhea, age 93 of Largo, Florida passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019. She was born January 28, 1926 in Pennington Gap, VA., where she attended school and eventually married her first husband, the late Les Pennington. She and Les moved to Louisville where she raised her family and worked at GE as an inspector. After Les passed away, Nan married Phillip Rhea and they moved to Largo, Florida. Phil passed away in 2009. Nan was also preceded in death by her daughter, Karen Pennington; siblings, Charles Brooks, Edward Brooks, John Brooks, Mary Brooks Toole, Enos Brooks; and her great-grandson, Drew Hutchings.
Nan is survived by her grandchildren, Randy Hutchings (Cheryl), Michael Bohart; great-grandchildren, Ryan Hutchings, Tyler Bohart, Kaylee Bohart, Acyen Bohart and Bodee Bohart; great-great granddaughter, Elizabeth Paige Hutchings; siblings, Edmond (Evelyn), Clarence “Buck” (Bernetta) and Vernon Brooks (Linda) and Naomi Fowler (John); many nieces and nephews, including Sherri Brooks and William Moore; beloved 4 legged child, Coco; and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 pm Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel, 235 Juneau Drive in Middletown. Private burial will follow in Cecil-Fry Cemetery in Pennington Gap, Virginia.
Memorials may be made Hosparus.
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