|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1926|
|Death: ||Sep. 28, 2009|
Alda McCary Redifer, 83, formerly of the Goods Mill area, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident.
She was born March 4, 1926, in the Penn Laird area, and was a daughter of the late Howard Daniel and Laura Rodeffer McCary.
She was a member of the Mill Creek Church of the Brethren. She had been employed by the Sunnyside Presbyterian Retirement Community as a nurse's aide and by the United Way and Marvel Poultry as a bookkeeper.
She was a member of the Virginia Draft Horse and Mule Association and a charter member of the Virginia Percheron Association, and the secretary of the Calvary Sunday School Class in the Mill Creek Church of the Brethren. She graduated as a member of the class of 1943 of McGaheysville High School.
On April 2, 1949, she married Richard Rodney "Rod" Redifer, who survives.
She is also survived by two sons, Richard L Redifer of McGaheysville and Charles D. Redifer of McGaheysville; one daughter, Elizabeth R. Lam of Elkton; one sister, Eva Richard of Port Republic; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 by the Revs. A. Lee Kinsey, Olen B. Landes and Lewis G. Martin in the Mill Creek Church of the Brethren near Port Republic.
Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, 20871 Blue and Gold Drive, Elkton, VA 22827, the Grottoes Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1187, Grottoes, VA 24441, the Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 67, Grottoes, VA 24441, or the Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Building Fund, 7600 Port Republic Road, Port Republic, VA 24471.
Valley Banner, The (Elkton,VA) - October 8, 2009
Contributed by Julianne
Howard Daniel McCary (1883 - 1970)
Laura Belle Rodeffer McCary (1886 - 1963)
Richard Rodney Redifer (1922 - 2010)*
Mary L Redifer (1950 - 1950)*
Joseph Daniel McCary (1911 - 1990)*
Harry William McCary (1913 - 1991)*
Leah Margaret McCary Redifer (1914 - 1964)*
Eva Frances McCary Richard (1921 - 2014)*
Alda Belle McCary Redifer (1926 - 2009)
Isaac Donald McCary (1929 - 2005)*
Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery
Created by: Marlin Diehl
Record added: Sep 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42563403
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