Mrs. Deborah Rideout "Debbie" Ryland

09/14/1953 - 10/27/2018


Mrs. Deborah "Debbie" Rideout Ryland, age 65, of South Hill, died Saturday, October 27, 2018 at VCU/MCV hospital, Richmond. She was preceded in death by her parents Guy and Ethel Rideout, and also her sister Virginia R. Wesson. She was a former employee of Jones Apparel in South Hill. Debbie is survived by her husband of forty years, Edwin Iverson Ryland, Jr. Two sisters: Joyce Parson and Rebecca Chappell. A sister-in-law Rowena Ryland, and a brother-in-law Jerry Wesson. Three nieces: Julie Bagley, Robin Chappell, and Angela Turner. Four nephews: Mike Parson, Kenny Chappell, Sonny Echols and Ryland Turner. Great nieces and nephews: Jennifer Collins, Jamie Walker, Nick Echols, Samantha Echols, Ashley Parson, Amber Broadus, Blake Holdsworth, Adam Chappell, and Jake Chappell. A graveside funeral service will be conducted Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith Crossroads. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory . The family also suggest memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929, or Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Bill Wright , 1854 Smith Crossroads, South Hill, Va. 23970. Online condolences may be made to Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home is serving the Ryland family.

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  1. Iverson, I am so sorry to hear about your loss.Prayers are sent to you and your family during this time of grief and sorrow.Trust the Lord will be with you in this trying time.He will bring you peace and strength in time to come.In Christian Love cherrish your memories of the good you had together.



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