Mrs. Birdie Marie ”Reecie“ Ridenour age 64 of LaFollette passed away Monday, December 19, 2011 at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico. She was a member of Stanfield Church of God. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Lizzie McCullah Ayers, two sisters, Mary Lou and Essie Ayers.
Survivors: Husband, Billy Gene Ridenour of LaFollette; Daughters, Gail Wagers and husband Rick, of LaFollette, and Angie Chambers and husband Greg, of LaFollette; Three Grandchildren, Tiffany Ridenour, Chad Wagers, and Anthony Chambers, all of LaFollette; Sisters, Dessie Smiddy of LaFollette, Leona Brinkler of Ohio, Ann Ayers Colvin and husband Bob, of Jacksboro, and Esther Caldwell and husband Wayne of LaFollette; Brothers, Rev. Andrew Ayers and wife Wanda, Dub Ayers and wife June, a special sister-in-law, Charles Ayers and wife Linda, all of LaFollette, Eddie Ayers and wife Jessie, of Pioneer. Several nieces nephews, other, relatives and friends.
Funeral services Friday 1 P.M. at Stanfield Church of God with Rev. Delmus Bruce, Rev. Pat Ayers, and Rev. Andrew Ayers officiating. Interment to follow at Ayers Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Ridenour may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Birdie Marie ”Reecie“ Ridenour.