Viola W. Ruder, 84, of Laurel, Md., formerly of Grayson County, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
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She was a native of the Peonia area of Grayson County on Huffman Road, the daughter of L.W. and Mary Huffman Lashley. She was a member of Antioch General Baptist Church in Peonia and lived in Maryland for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sol Ruder Sr.; her parents, Willis and Mary M. Lashley; four sisters, Odessa, Frankie, Bernice and Marie; and a special nephew, Earl Moore.
She is survived by a son, Sol F. Ruder and his wife, Sandra, of Texas; two stepchildren, Tamarra White and Walter Dobson; one brother, James T. "Jim" Lashley of Leitchfield; two granddaughters, Crystal Cline and Sherry Payton; as well as stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Delmer Williams officiating. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Dec. 11, 2012