Hazel Ruff Lyda

July 22, 1945 - April 4, 2010
Hazel Ruff Lyda

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.


Memorial

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
12:00 AM

Bear Wallow Baptist Church - Directions
Hwy 74A
Gerton, NC 28735

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  • April 06, 2010
    MARTIN AND JANICE BISHOP says:
    HOWARD AND FAMILY -- SO SORRY ABOUT HAZEL AND I SURE LOVED HER AS A FRIEND AND SCHOOLMATE. WE WILL BE PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL. LOVE, JANICE AND MARTIN BISHOPLLGAY

  • April 06, 2010
    Marty Davis says:
    Miss Hazel, I am already missing your warm and constant smile. I am certain that God has one more angel by his side.

  • April 06, 2010
    Sammy Huntley says:
    Sorry for your loss Harold from both Gale and myself.

  • April 06, 2010
    Andy,Debbie,Holly Austin says:
    Harold, we are truly sorry to hear about your loss.If there is anything that we can do just let us know.Our Prayers go out to you and your family.

  • April 06, 2010
    Greg Saunders says:
    Harold and Norris I'm very sorry for your loss.My prayers are with you.(I worked with you guys at Smurfitt)