Alma Ruth Vaughan Rideout

Published 9:55 am Wednesday, January 2, 2013

FRANKLIN, VA – Alma Ruth Vaughan Rideout, 87, of Walters Highway, Franklin, VA, died Friday, December 28, 2012.

A native of St. Johns in Hertford County, NC, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert W. Rideout Sr.; parents, Carl Bruce and Hattie Belle Vaughan; and a sister, Jessie V. Harrison.

Mrs. Rideout was co-owner of the former Holland-Rideout Funeral Home. She was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.

Survivors include four children, Robert W. Rideout Jr., Benjamin V. Rideout, C. Bruce Rideout, and Ruth R. Whitley; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a special niece, Angela H. Smithwick; and two great-nephews, Willie Brown and Justin Smithwick.

A funeral service was held on Monday, December 31, 2012 in Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carrsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue, PO Box 27, Carrsville, VA, 23315.

Sturtevant Funeral Home of Suffolk, VA is handling the arrangements.