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Florence Edith Riddle

March 5, 1948 — July 22, 2016

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Mrs. Florence Riddle, age 68 of Dayton, OH, entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Hospice of Dayton.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home where services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, July 28, 2016 with burial to follow in the Sulphur Fork Cemetery in Sumner Co., TN.

A native of Braddock, PA., she was the daughter of the late Albert Pearson Watkins and the late Florence Edith Seeman Watkins.  She was the wife of the late Frank Riddle. A son Robert Marion Riddle preceded her in death.

She is survived by 2 children Barbara Haley (David) of Auburn, KY., and Melissa Riddle (BJ) of Cynthiana, KY., 4 brothers Bill Watkins, Albert Watkins and Wade Watkins all of Dayton, OH. and John Watkins of Eaton, OH., 2 sisters Sara Watkins and Rose Jaros both of Dayton, OH., 9 grandchildren Tammy Vantrease, Amanda Haley, Amber Riddle, Destiny Riddle, Chris Riddle, Sabrina Snodgrass, Samantha Warman, Billy Millette and Nathan Millette, 4 great grandchildren Bentley Thomas, Gabriella Vantrease, Jaxon Vantrease and Isaac Peck.

Mrs. Riddle was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Dayton and a homemaker.

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until funeral service time on Thursday at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.

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