She was born July 25, 1926 in Davey, Texas to August B. Hartman and Muriel Byram Hartman. Jackie was a member of the Beeville Chapter #422 and the Kenedy Chapter #36 of the Order of the Eastern Star; and an active member of the First Baptist Church of Karnes City. She and Sidney Ross Rhodes were married on May 4, 1946 in San Antonio. She retired as a Vice President and an Executive Officer from the Karnes County National Bank after working there 48 years.
Survivors include her daughters Suzanne Rhodes of Karnes City and Dr. Jann Rhodes of Howell, Michigan.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Vernon B. Hartman, and Alton R. Hartman; and sister LaVelle Hall.
Visitation was held from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday Sept. 16, 2012 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at the Karnes City Cemetery, conducted by Pastor Kevin Cornelius.
Pallbearers were Kevin McClure, Presley Hartman, Randy Mutz, Sky Garner, Perry Hartman, and Kamarin Hall. The funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.