Hazel Ruff Lyda, 64, of Gerton, passed away Easter Morning, April 4, 2010. A native and lifelong resident of Gerton, she was the daughter of the late Bryson and Louise “Sally” Ruff. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Maxine Ruff.
Mrs. Lyda worked at Manual Woodworkers for 29 years. She was a member and Church Treasurer for Bearwallow Baptist Church, and a member of the Gerton Fire and Rescue Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed flower gardening and playing with her three grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Harold Lyda, who she married September 20, 1964; one son, Norris Lyda and wife Sherri of Gerton; three grandchildren, Riley, Tucker and Jacob Lyda, of Gerton; and one brother, Joe G. Russell of Hendersonville.
Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 2 pm at Bearwallow Baptist Church. The Revs. Jonathan Jenkins and Donnie Freeman will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Bearwallow Baptist Church or Gerton Fire and Rescue.
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