Ruth Dalene (Beaver) Ridenhour
Ruth Dalene Ridenhour (Beaver), 91, of Mocksville, died on Sept. 27, 2019 while under the care of Genesis Nursing Home in Salisbury.
She was born Feb. 5, 1928 in Rowan County, a daughter to the late Gilbert R. Beaver and Nellie West Morgan. She married Thomas William Ridenhour and they were married for 52 years until his death. She was also preceded in death by: her husband; sons Tommy and Terry; her brother, Everette Beaver; another brother who died in infancy; her daughters-in-law, Barbara and Suzanne Ridenhour; and her granddaughter’s husband, James Britt.
She worked as a seamstress for Blackwelder and Carolina Sports Wear for 30 years. She was a charter member of Victory Baptist Church.
Survivors: her son, Jerry F. Ridenhour (Joe) of Hillsborough; daughter-in-law, Jean Ridenhour; grandchildren, Reece Ridenhour (Stacey) of Salisbury, John Ridenhour (Kelly) of Wilmington, Adele R. Britt of Advance, David Ridenhour of Advance, Jenny Hendrix of Mooresville and Shelly Hobbs of Mooresville; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee from 1-2 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2, with Pastor Shelby Harbor officiating, assisted by Johnny Oceguera. Burial will follow at Rowan Memorial Park Cemetery in Salisbury.