Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Berneice B. Rider age 81, of Sunnyside passed away on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at her home.
She was born Oct. 17, 1929 in Luxora, Ark. to Louis and Buelah (Parsons) Webb.She spent her early years and received her education in Missouri.
On July 8, 1967 she married Richard Rider in Quincy.
Berneice worked as a waitress for various locations and later owned and operated the Silver Dollar Café for 18 years.
She cherished her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
She enjoyed traveling south to Yuma, Ariz. in the winter for nine years. She also enjoyed her time spent with the "Water Ladies" at her water aerobics class.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Sunnyside.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Rider of Sunnyside; her children, Roney Cagle of Yakima, Gary Cagle of Liberty Lake, Diane (Gary) Stinett of Portland, Ore., Janie Elliott of Lake Stevens, Joyce (Dean) Carroll of Ephrata Dianna (Eric) Gressc of Yakima, James (Shari) Rider of Dutch Harbor, Alaska and Brenda (Justin) Ross of Sunnyside; 19 grandchildren; numerous great- grandchildren; her brothers, Philip (April) Webb of Chillicothe, Mo. and J.C. (Connie) Webb of Toppenish; and two sisters-in-law, Rita Webb and Fran Webb.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and three grandsons.
Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, from 3:30 to 6 p.m., at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at 10 a.m., at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.
Those wishing to honor her memory may contribute to Lower Valley Hospice.
Those wishing to share their memories or sign Berneice's on-line memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com
Smith Funeral Home and Crematory LTD in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.