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Juanita Rish Beddingfield
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1910
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2008
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

-- GASTONIA -- The funeral for Mrs. Juanita Rish Beddingfield will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 2, at Loray Baptist Church. Dr. Kent Cranford will officiate and burial will follow in Gaston Memorial Park.

Mrs. Beddingfield, 97, died Monday, March 31, 2008, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

Born in Aiken, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Lela Still Rish. A lifelong member of Loray Baptist Church, where she was a member of the TEL Sunday school class, Mrs. Beddingfield was active with the senior citizens group when her health allowed and also visited homebound church members. She was retired from Firestone Textiles after 40 years service.

Survivors include a son, Glenn Beddingfield and his wife, Anita, of Chester; four daughters, Delores Ledwell and Maxine Massey and her husband, James, all of Gastonia, Willie Dellinger and her husband, Rodney, of Myrtle Beach and Linda Habitzreiter and her husband, Rick, of Dallas, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Oliver Beddingfield; a daughter-in-law, Christine Beddingfield; two grandsons, Scott Dellinger and Gregory Breitler; and a sister, Reba McKinney.

Memorials may be made to Loray Baptist Church, 1128 West Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28052; or to Calvary Baptist Church, 610 Calvary Baptist Church Road, Chester.

Condolences may be sent to An online guest book is at

Carothers Funeral Home 312 West Second Ave., Gastonia, is in charge of arrangements.
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  John Jacob Rish (1885 - 1962)
  Lela Still Rish (1886 - 1979)
  James Oliver Beddingfield (1907 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Gaston Memorial Park
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Rick and Kathy Wright
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64007035
Juanita <i>Rish</i> Beddingfield
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
Juanita <i>Rish</i> Beddingfield
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
Juanita <i>Rish</i> Beddingfield
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
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- Rick and Kathy Wright
 Added: Jan. 10, 2011

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