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Olive Dell Ryder

Olive Dell Ryder died on, April 14, 2017, at the Village in Gainesvlle, Fl surrounded by her family. She was born in Gainesville, Fl on September 12, 1920 to Ollie Weeks Dell and Samuel Tucker Dell. Her parents were both born in the area. Her Mother in Providence and her Father in Hague. She was preceded in death by both parents, and her brother, Samuel Tucker Dell, Jr. Her Grandparents were pioneers of the area and founded the Methodist Chruch in Gainesville and Ocala. She graduated from P.K. Yonge in the first four year graduating class in 1938, and from Florida State College for Women in 1942 where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. After graduation, she returned to Gainesville where she worked as a bookkepper for Western Union for a year until she married Howe E. Moredock, Jr., and moved to Miami, Fl. She is survivied by her three children, a son, Howe Edward Moredock, III (Sue), two daughters, Dell Moredock Bowman, (Bobby), and Dea Moredock Paterson. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Olive Moredock, Lindsey Moredock Williams (Jimmy), Allison Moredock, Samuel Tucker Adams (Jenna), Amy Adams McCormick (Will), Alicia Paterson (David Kreinest), Robert Paterson, IV, and Elizabeth Paterson, two step grandchildren, Taylor Bowman, and Natalie Bowman Wilder (Buna), and five great grandchildren. She was active in the Junior League of Miami, a past member of the Gainesville Country Club, The Skippers, and the Waynesville Country Club, N.C. She enjoyed her last eleven years at the Village. The family appreciates Hospice recent care. There will be a Service of Remembrance on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Milam Chapel of Gainesville. Burial will be private at Evergreen Cemetery. A Gathering of Friends will be held at the Village. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to First United Methodist Church, Gainesville, FL.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!