Pauline Gales Athey Ridenhour

Published 10:23 am Sunday, November 15, 2015

Mrs. Pauline Gales Athey Ridenhour, 84, of Pine Ridge Road, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice Home in Salisbury.

She was born July 16, 1931, in Davie County to the late Robert Graham and Mary Magdalene Shore Gales. Mrs. Ridenhour was a member of Cooleemee Presbyterian Church. She had worked at Philpot Furniture in Lexington.

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, James Hubert Athey Sr.

Survivors: her husband, James A. Ridenhour of the home; a daughter, Gale Spry (Barry) of Salisbury; a son, Butch Athey (Kathryn) of Lexington; 4 grandchildren, Kevin Athey, Meagan Allen, Christa Bay and Joshua Spry; and 8 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16 at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury with the Rev. John Groff and Bill Campbell officiating.

Memorials: Cooleemee Presbyterian, PO Box 27, Cooleemee, 27014; or Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, 28144.