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Lillie Mae Rideout

February 28, 1939 ~ August 5, 2018 (age 79)

On Sunday, August 5, 2018 Lillie M. Rideout, a loving mother, passed away at the age of 79.

Lillie was born on February 28, 1939 in Westover, MD and later moved to Bridgeville, DE where she attended school.  Lillie later was employed with Allen Foods in Hurlock, MD until 1995.

Anyone that knew Lillie, knew that she had a passion for children.  She loved to feed them and she admired friends and family.  Lillie was a member of Greater Mt. Olive Full Gospel Baptist Church for 20 years.  She was considered one of the mothers of the church known for her compassionate spirit.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Taylor; husband, Robert Rideout; sisters, Priscilla Taylor, Edward Taylor, Dorothy Taylor, Russel Taylor, Jack Taylor and a grandson, Melvin Smith.

Lillie leaves to cherish her 10 children, Darlene Miller (Warren), Doreen Taylor, Pearl Roberts (James) and Doris Dennis (Roger), all of Cambridge, MD, Roland Gross (Seattle, Washington), Marie and Margaret Gross (both of Cambridge, MD), Donald Gross (Wilmington, DE), Stephanie Gross (Cambridge, MD) and Delores Gross (Ridgley, MD); 21 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; 6 brothers & sisters and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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