February 27, 1926 - March 10, 2019
Katherine Riddle, age 93, of Carters Ridge Road in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home. Born on February 27, 1926 in Rutherford County, she was the last of seven children born to the late Dub and Ada Buchanan Johnson. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Riddle who passed away in 2008. Katherine was a member of the Pine Branch Baptist Church. She was a caring, feisty & hilarious soul, a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend, who loved ferociously, prayed fervently, and lived faithfully for the Lord. She wanted for nothing, except to love her children, grand, great & great great grandchildren and for everyone to be happy, healthy and always put Jesus first. Left to cherish her memoires are her daughter; Kaye Pitman and husband, Dean of Spruce Pine; her son; Richard Riddle and wife, Peggy of Spruce Pine; her grandchildren; Deena Rathbone and husband, Ronnie of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Beth Stamey and husband, Todd of Spruce Pine; and Gina Riddle and Mike of Spruce Pine; her great grandchildren; Whitney Brock and husband, Daniel of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Savannah Guss and husband, Charlie of Charleston, SC; Larke Rathbone of Mt. Pleasant, SC; Christian Rathbone and wife, Emma of Shelby, NC; Shaylee Hollifield and husband, Eric of Bakersville; Annaka Stamy and Nate Stamey both of Spruce Pine; and her great great grandchildren; Isaiah Brock and Oliver Brock both of Mt. Pleasant, SC and Coco Guss and Benji Guss both of Charleston, SC. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service for Katherine Riddle on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Pine Branch Baptist Church with the Rev’s Bobby Joe Greene and Nathan Silver officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the Pine Branch Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Grassy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge for the extraordinary care they provided Mrs. Riddle and her family during her illness. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to; Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Serving as pallbearers will be; Randy Hall, Will Mckinney, Brandon Hollifield, Jonathan Hollifield, Andy Bailey, and Chris Gentry. Honorary pallbearers will be; Robert Bailey, Donald Dale, Ken Pittman, Jay Hefner, and Gary Wayne Riddle. Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Katherine Riddle’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Riddle family. Mrs. Riddle’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.
Katherine Riddle, age 93, of Carters Ridge Road in Spruce Pine, died Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home. Born on February 27, 1926 in Rutherford County, she was the last of seven children born to the late Dub and Ada Buchanan Johnson. Katherine... View Obituary & Service Information
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