Viola Deese

Obituary of Viola Anne Ridge Deese

Viola Anne Ridge Deese, age 74, of Thomasville passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Mrs. Deese was born November 25, 1945 to General Lee and Hattie Clinton Ridge. Viola was a native of Davidson County and worked in the furniture industry as a finisher for many years. Her home was a gathering place for many special occasions where she prepared her adored foods, especially her brisket, mac-n-cheese and meatballs. Viola also enjoyed working puzzles and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. In addition to her parents, Viola is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, James Leroy Deese; daughter, Carmen Gail King; and brother, Ronnie Lee Ridge. Viola is survived by her son: James (Nikki) Deese of Marion, VA; sisters, Ruth (Roger) Deese of Randleman, Margaret Johnson of Denton, Joann Edwards of Thomasville; grandchildren, James Kohl Deese, Austin Deese, Sarah Deese, William Mounts, Michael Reynolds, Amanda King; and many special nieces and nephews. Viola will lie in state on Monday, September 7, 2020 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street, Randleman. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Randolph Memorial Park, 4538 US Hwy 220 Bus. North, Asheboro with Pastor David Younger officiating.
Monday
7
September

Lie in State

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, September 7, 2020
Pugh Funeral Home
600 South Main Street
Randleman, North Carolina, United States
Tuesday
8
September

Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Randolph Memorial Park
4538 US Hwy 220 Bus. North
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
Tuesday
8
September

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Randolph Memorial Park
4538 US Hwy 220 Bus. North
Asheboro, North Carolina, United States
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