Ruth Dickens Pendry, age 92, of Ennice, N.C. passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at RidgeCrest Assisted Living in Mt. Airy, N.C.
She was born December 17, 1927 in Alleghany County to the late Marvin and Bert Caudill Dickens. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clifford F. Pendry who loved and adored her for 69 years, and five brothers and four sisters. Ruth was a loving and compassionate person who cared for the well-being of others. She enjoyed being with her family and cherished each and every one of them. She was always willing to lend a helping hand when needed and she contributed to her community through many acts of service. Ruth retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a long time member of the Alleghany Quilters Guild. She attended Saddle Mountain Union Baptist Church for many years and cherished her church friends. She is survived by two nieces, Glenda Fulton of King, Jo Ann Fender of State Road; two great-nieces, Jessica Erin Fender and Misha Fulton; one great-great-nephew, Brandis Fender; one great-great-niece, Lakota Fulton. A private graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Saddle Mountain Cemetery with Brother Hugh Miller and Brother Ed Hall officiating. Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to Saddle Mountain Union Baptist Church, c/o Alease Moxley, 485 Old Hwy. 21, Sparta, N.C. 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of RidgeCrest Assisted Living. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Pendry family.Funeral Homes