Jo Anne Austin Riddle, 64, of Wolfe St. in Narrows departed this life for her heavenly home on Sunday, October 16, 2005 . Born in Giles County on November 15, 1940 she was a daughter of the late Charles and Nannie Haskett Austin. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and a devoted Christian. She was preceded in death by her husband Benjamin Junior Riddle, three sisters Betty Rice, Ethel Snider, Mary Green and two brothers Frank Austin and Jessie Austin.
She leaves to cherish her memory three sons and daughters-in-law Benjamin and Crystal Riddle of Narrows, William and Lacey Riddle of Ashland, Ohio, Timothy and Jessica Riddle of Christiansburg; three daughters and sons-in-law Susan and Darrell Haymore of Pearisburg, Linda and Ronnie Maxey of Trigg, Tammy and Johnny Johnson of Pearisburg; three brothers and sisters-in-law Lee and Thelma Austin of Pearisburg, Bobby and Mary Jane Austin of Dublin, Billy and Nancy Austin of Roanoke; eleven grandchildren; special prayer partners Bernice Bevins and Senita Haga.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke with burial following at Angels Rest Memory Gardens in Narrows. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM.