Fae B. Rhudy, 84, of Dalton, Ga., departed this life Monday, April 7, 2014, at her home.
She was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Rossville, Ga.
She was the daughter of the late Eunice Dean and Sanford “June” Blair of Cleveland. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Herbert D. Rhudy; brother, Coy Cleatus Blair; grandparents; Josephine Pilgrim and William Levi Dean, Fanny Hayes and William “Billy” Blair; and great-grandparents: Emily Haney and John Pilgrim.
Her favorite hymn was “A Beautiful Life,” which conveyed the message she tried to live her life by every day. “ Each day I’ll do a golden deed.”
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa J. Rhudy and Scott A. Hambright; sons and daughters-in-law: Herbert D. Rhudy Jr. and Tracy, Sanford W. Rhudy and Misty; grandchildren: Heather M. Dunn, Kenneth L. Rhudy, Jessica A. Rhudy; and great-grandchildren: Sarah Wallace and Abigail Russell.
At her request, she will be cremated and a private family service will be held later.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, GA.