Sally Rusher Kidd, born Bedford County 1918, formerly of Madison, recently of Salem Health and Rehab Center in Salem, passed away Oct. 23, 2012, at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by her parents Jesse Harry and Bessie Rusher, and her sister Margaret R. Nelson. Sally was an active member of Beth Car Baptist Church in Madison for 72 years. She taught in the Madison County school system for 25 years. She is survived by her husband Garland J. Kidd, Sr. of Roanoke; daughter Sue Carr and husband Charlie of Murfreesboro, TN ; son Joe Kidd and wife Gail of Roanoke; and son Glenn Kidd and wife Betsy of Atlanta, GA; granddaughters Debbie Hargrove, Allison Kidd-Miller, and Katherine HK Walsh; grandsons Andy Carr, Michael Kidd, and David Kidd; and 13 great grandchildren: Austin, Adam, Journey, Veronica, Joey, Aubrey, Caroline, Sadie, Alex, Vivienne, Caleb, Benjamin, and Luca. Sally requested, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Beth Car Baptist Church, 411 Mud Road, Madison, VA 22727. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 by Sallyâ€™s grandson, Reverend C. Andrew Carr in the Chapel of Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford, followed by graveside remarks in Greenwood Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tharpfuneralhome.com
. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 540.586.3443, is assisting the family.