Rose Perdue

October 31, 1925December 23, 2017

Rose (Ballew) Perdue, 92, of Stuarts Draft, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born in Newport News on October 31, 1925, a daughter of the late James T. and Ethel Belle (Saunders) Ballew. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Harvey Perdue, Sr.; a daughter, Janet Perdue; a son, John Perdue, Jr.; grandchildren, Wade Corey Brown and Deborah Michelle Hite; brothers, Buddy, George and Frank Ballew and sister, Myrtle. She is survived by three daughters and their spouses, Nancy Whitlow and Frank, Carol Fuchs and Wayne and Teresa Beard and Sam; two sons and their spouses, James Perdue and Joan of Staunton and Dean Perdue and Anne of Mint Springs; daughter-in-law, Sandy Perdue; sister, Elsie Holt; 13 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous extended family and friends. The family will have a private burial at Augusta Memorial Park. A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at White Hill Church of the Brethren, 749 Old White Hill Rd, Stuarts Draft, with Pastor Dave Chappell officiating. There will be no public formal viewing or visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rose’s memory to the White Hill Church of the Brethren, Building Fund. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. William Faulkenberry and his staff and Pastor Dave Chappell for their loving care of Rose and her family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Stuarts Draft Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting



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Dawn Legg

December 27, 2017

Teresa and family- you are in my prayers!

Thomas Shapcott

December 27, 2017

To the family,
It was a great privilege to meet and serve you and I thank you for that opportunity. Rose was special and always brightened my day. For these special aging family members you showed how to provide the best possible care as they deserve. My deepest sympathies and praise I sincerely send your way today.
Take care,
Thomas A. Shapcott, M.D.

Midge Price

December 26, 2017

Dean, Anne, Wayne, Teresa and family,
Please accept my heartfelt condolence on the passing of your Mother. May God wrap His everlasting arms around each of you and give you the peace, comfort and strength that will carry you through this most difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs, Midge (e)

Michael and Margaret Batey

December 26, 2017

Jim and Joan,
So sorry for the loss of your mom. Remembering you all in our prayers.

Michael and Margaret Batey

Scott & Gail Coyner

December 26, 2017

Dear Dean, Anne, and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories.

Clyde & Mark Boyd

December 26, 2017

Our prayers are with the family at this time. Longtime neighbors and love. May God comfort you'll at this time in need.

Bob Jenkins

December 26, 2017

Dean , my heart felt condolences to you and your family

December 25, 2017

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11