Dorothy Baird Breeden
Dorothy Baird Breeden, 85, of Stanardsville, died on
Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Evergreene Nursing
Care Center. She was born November 4, 1926 in
Washington, D.C. to the late Georgia Graves Baird.
Dorothy’s life was completely devoted to her husband
and children. She was an avid reader and enjoyed
doing puzzles but most of all her pride was in her
children and family. Her sweet nature and loving
disposition will always be remembered.
She is survived by her children, Georgia A. Brucker
and her husband, Paul, Thomas E. Breeden, Cathy
Morris and her husband, Gary and Kimberly Tate and
her husband, Rodney.
Additional survivors include her grandchildren,
Kelley Sims, Shannon Walton, Corey Walton, Elliott
Hess, Andrew Tate and Lance Tate, seven great
grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, family
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death
by her husband, Everett Early Breeden, her daughter,
Diane Breeden and eight siblings.
The family would like to extend a special thank you
to the wonderful and devoted staff at Evergreene
Nursing Care Center for the tender care given to our
The family will receive friends on Sunday, December
18, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home,
12819 Spotswood Trail Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, December
19, 2011 at 11 am at Holly Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be
made in her name to the Greene County Rescue Squad,
PO Box 302 Stanardsville, VA 22973; Stanardsville
Fire Department, PO Box 165 Stanardsville, VA 22973;
and/or Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson
Pky, suite 300 Charlottesville, VA 22911.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is handling the