Tharp Funeral Home - Lynchburg
220 Breezewood Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 237-9424
Pahel Pages (25)
See More >
Pahel Mentions
See More >

Ruth Louise Rhodes Pahel

Obituary Condolences

Ruth Louise Rhodes Pahel Obituary

Ruth Louise Rhodes Pahel

FOREST, VA: Ruth Louise Rhodes Pahel, 87, of Forest passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Mackey Pahel.

Born in Scottdale, Penn. She was the daughter of the late Ernest O. Rhodes and Lovena Tedrow Rhodes. She was a member of Inglewood Baptist Church where she played the organ. Ruth was an organist from the time she was a young woman.

She is survived by three daughters: Janice "Jan" Robertson and husband, Curtis, Lourie Jean Pahel, Louanne Woody; grandchildren: Ronnie (Tracy) Moye, Steve (Amy) Moye, Curtis (Karin) Robertson, Jr., Lauren Robertson, Dakota Pahel-Short, Robert Elliot Pahel-Short, Corey Pahel-Short, Bryan (Becky) Woody, Chris (Melynda) Woody; 13 great-grandchildren; and nephew, Greg ( Janice) Pahel.

A celebration of Ruth's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Inglewood Baptist Church with Pastor Kathy Nicholls officiating.

The family requests that those wishing to make a memorial contribution to consider Frenova Renal Research, 920 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451-1457.

Special thanks to UVA Dialysis Center, nurses, techs, and nursing staff at LGH Progressive Cardiac Center.

The family will receive friends at Ruth's home. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg (434-237-9424) is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent by visiting: tharpfuneralhome.com
Published in the Times Recorder on June 8, 2014
Read More
More Information