RUDD, Beatrice E.  -

RUDD, Beatrice E.

RUDD, Beatrice Elinor was born on April 26, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio and passed away on November 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving mother, Grace Kendall, her devoted brother Hebert Richardson and her beloved sister Jeanette Poole.


Beatrice graduated from Dunbar High School in 1945. She worked for Universal 1 Credit Union for 36 years as a Title Clerk. She became a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in 1947 and served as a Pastor’s Aide, Care and Sharing worker, as well as participation in Wednesday afternoon prayer group and Sunday school class #9. She spent many years volunteering at Miami Valley Hospital and was often featured in their volunteer publications. Beatrice was also a member of Toastmasters.


She is survived by her sisters Margie Grigsby of Omaha, Nebraska and Patricia Farmer of Dayton, Ohio; sons Dennis Rudd and John Rudd (Deborah) of Houston, Texas; grandchildren Damon Hooks, Ebonie Rudd, Rashanna Lewis, John Rudd, David Rudd, Jordan Rudd, DJ Rudd; great-grandchildren Makenzie Burgan, Damon Hallum, Dallas Hooks, former daughter-in- law Carolyn Captain, special niece Letha Poole and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends.

Beatrice was a loving mother, doting grandmother and generous friend, who was always thinking of others. She led a very blessed life and we will miss her and love her forever. 


Funeral services 11 A.M., Friday, November 10, 2017 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 380 S. Broadway St. Family will receive friends 10-11 A.M. Pastor Tokunbo R. Adelekan, officiating. Interment Woodland Cemetery.


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