Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

March 21, 2013

Ruth Ola Reid

ABB’S VALLEY, Va. — Ruth Ola Reid

ABB’S VALLEY, Va. — Ruth Ola Reid, 79, was called home by her Lord on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital.

She was born on July 23, 1933, in Horsepen, Va., to Grat and Gertrude Rider. Among the many contributions Mrs. Ruth Reid selflessly made to her community she served as the treasurer to the Pocahontas High School Band for a number of years, labored as an election official faithfully for the Abb’s Valley precinct and was an avid member of Rescue 945. She was a member of the Princeton Moose Lodge No. 1521 WOTM Chapter 355 and fulfilled the duty of senior regent from 1993-94. She and her late husband owned and operated the Meadowview Lane Greenhouse in Abb’s Valley, Va. She was a member of and attended Abb’s Valley Baptist Church and served as a representative to the Bland Ministry Center. She was a beloved mother and homemaker and will be dearly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Garnet Reid, her brothers, Thomas Grat “Bud” Rider, Jr., Bill Rider, and her son, Thomas “Tom” Reid.

She will be lovingly remembered by her surviving family members including her faithful brother, Donnie Rider of Mooresville, N.C.; her loyal sons, Darrel Reid and wife Faye of Waldorf, Md., Rodney Reid and wife Sarah of Bluefield, Va., James Reid and wife TJ of Invernes, Fla., and daughter-in-law Dianna Reid; her blessed grandchildren Kelly and wife Jennifer Reid, Joshua Reid, Jason Reid, Chris Reid, Colleen Reid, Jennifer Reid, and step-grandson, Joseph; and her precious great-grandchildren Ivy Reid, Keilan Reid, Patrick Lambert and Edgar Reid Selway; and her patient caregiver, Diane Wright.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Abb’s Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Family and friends may call Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. Pallbearers will be Kelly Reid, Josh Reid, Chris Reid, Jason Reid, Patrick Lambert and Donny Wright. The Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va., is serving the Reid family.

For more information, or to have the funeral home pass along your condolences, visit www.RodriguezFuneral.com

 

 

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Heather Nichole Morrison Heather Nichole Morrison

    Heather Nichole Morrison 25 of King, NC passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Wakeforest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Richard (Dick) Lee Brown Richard (Dick) Lee Brown

    Richard (Dick) Lee Brown was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, to Frank and Betty on January 15, 1947. Dick departed this life at the age of 66 on Monday, April 21, 2014, to join Jesus Christ his Savior.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kevin Lee Miller Kevin Lee Miller

    Kevin Lee Miller 52 of Flat Top went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
     

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Irene “Renee” Ruth Bunn  McClung Irene “Renee” Ruth Bunn McClung

    Irene “Renee” Ruth Bunn McClung, 80, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday April 22, 2014, at Summers Nursing and Rehab Center at Hinton, WV.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sarah Frances Melvin Pritt

     Sarah Frances Melvin Pritt, “Pat” “Nanny” “Grandma”, 72, of Princeton, formerly of the Springville and Tip Top communities, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

    April 24, 2014

  • James Frederick Cole James Frederick Cole

    James Frederick Cole 71 of Woods Ream Drive Raleigh, NC and formerly of Bluefield died Monday April 21, 2014 in a Raleigh, NC hospital.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  •  Paula Marie “Polly”  Richardson Burkhart Paula Marie “Polly” Richardson Burkhart

    Paula Marie “Polly” Richardson Burkhart 55 of 179 Charnell Way Bluefield, WV died Tuesday April 22, 2014 at her home.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  •  Robert L. Bennett Robert L. Bennett

    Robert L. Bennett 86 of 1401 Augusta Street Bluefield, WV died Monday April 21, 2014 at a Bluefield hospital.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kimberly Michelle Gillespie Kimberly Michelle Gillespie

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oakley Kenneth Davidson

    April 23, 2014