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Helen Burks Ruff Rider

June 12, 1930 - April 24, 2023

Helen Burks Ruff Rider, age 92 of Moneta, Virginia passed away on Monday, April 24, 2023.  She was born June 12, 1930 to the late Hezzy Herman Ruff and Hattie Virginia Robertson Ruff.  In addition to her parents, Helen is predeceased by her husband Harry L. Rider, her son Roy L. Rider, along with 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

Left to cherish her memory are her 3 children: Danny R. Rider, Deborah K. Faires, and Robert W. Rider, as well as her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Tharp Funeral Home – Bedford is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit

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I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. Like Parkie said one generation leaves and we get to step up to the plate. Danny Prayers for you and your families.

Posted by Erma Orange on April 29, 2023

Sorry to hear about your Mom. That generation is leaving us way to soon. Thinking of you and your family.

Posted by Parkie Smith on April 28, 2023

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