Ruby Cason Herndon
Ruby Cason Herndon, 98, of
Ruckersville, VA passed away on Saturday, March 26,
2016 at Grace Health and Rehabilitation of Greene
while holding her grandson, Matthew’s hand. She was
born on March 8, 1918 in Orange, VA to the late
Marshall and Lena Cason.
Mrs. Herndon was a longtime
member of Ruckersville Baptist Church. She was a
loving mother and Nanny who will be missed dearly.
She is survived by her son,
Alexander Campbell “Cammie” Herndon and his wife,
Judy of Barboursville; and two grandchildren who she
loved dearly, Chloe Ann Herndon and Matthew Campbell
Herndon and his wife, Amanda Vanorsdale Herndon.
In addition to her parents she
was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51
years, Maxwell Campbell Herndon, who she
affectionately called her “Dreamboat”; her siblings,
Claudette Frances Deavers, Marie C. Reynolds and
Emmett C. Cason, and her beloved dog, “Tramp”.
A funeral service will be held on
Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Ruckersville
Baptist Church, 6 Moore Rd Ruckersville, VA 22968,
with Rev. Kyle Clements officiating. The family will
receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow in
Holly Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Cammie
Herndon, Matthew Herndon, Billy Wright, Bev Dulaney,
Ronnie Deavers and Zachery Deavers.
The family would like to extend a
special thank you to Grace Health and Rehab for the
excellent care she received during her stay and to
Hospice of the Piedmont for their love and
compassion shown during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be made in her name to
Ruckersville Baptist Church, PO Box 104
Ruckersville, VA 22968 and/or Hospice of the
Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Suite 300,
Charlottesville, VA 22911.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling