Edith Dickerson Rider, age 93, passed away on May 1, 2017 in Hartford, CT. Edith was born on October 8, 1923 and raised in Pulaski, VA. Edith was the beloved wife of John “Pokey” Rider. She was predeceased by her parents, Tom and Clara Dickerson, her husband Pokey, her daughter, Cathey, her sister, Ruth Nuckols, her two brothers, Tommy and Bill Dickerson, her nephew, Randy Nuckols, and her niece Sharon Wilson.
Edith is survived by her son John and wife Sally, and three grandchildren, Gratton, Tristan and Clayton Rider. She is also survived by a sister-in-law, Joyce Dickerson, and nieces and nephews, Nance and Carl Thompson, Martha and Ricky Moody, Paul and Andrea Dickerson and Tom Dickerson.
Visitation with the family will be from 1 to 2 on Tuesday, May 16 at Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski, VA. A graveside service, with the Rev. Andrew Taylor-Troutman officiating, will immediately follow at Oakwood Cemetery.