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Eleanor Gothard Kidd

Born: Thu., Jun. 18, 1931
Died: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 09, 2019
Location: Fluvanna Baptist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
Location: Fluvanna Baptist Church

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Eleanor G. Kidd


  Mrs. Eleanor Gothard Kidd, 88, of Scottsville, Virginia, passed from this life to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

  From 1951 until 1956 she worked as a secretary at the Pentagon. She and her husband ran Kidd’s Dairy Farm until 1986. Eleanor was a member of Fluvanna Baptist Church where, for several years, she played the piano for church services and other church activities. She was born in Barboursville, West Virginia, and was proud of it. She was also a member of Gideon’s International.

  Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Preston Lewis Kidd.

  She is survived by her four sons, Gary (Joyce) Kidd, Dennis (Hilda) Kidd, Ernest Kidd, and Roy (Kimberly) Kidd; her sister, Kathleen; two brothers, Harold and Kirt; ten grandchildren, Jared (Kathryn), Erin (Phillip), Christine, Timothy (Millie), Ginger, Daniel, Sarah, David (Taylor), Nathaniel, and Joseph; and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

   The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Fluvanna Baptist Church.

   A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Fluvanna Baptist Church with the Reverend Alan Acree officiating. Interment will follow in the Wesley's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

  Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com.

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Theresa Kidd Good
   Posted Fri November 08, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Eleanor when I was about 4/5 working the Dairy Farm. My brothers Tom and Tim would hang out there a lot. I will always keep all of the family in my Prayers and in my heart. Love you all.

Shirley Leek and sons, Matthew and Jason
   Posted Fri November 08, 2019
Wanted all of you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Loved the entire family so much when we lived there . whenever i made a visit to Fluvanna , i always enjoyed visiting with Eleanor. Will sure miss that. Love to all. God's Blessings and Comfort to each of you.

Teresa Aldridge Sims
   Posted Fri November 08, 2019
So sorry to read if Eleanor's passing. She was a wonderful friend, neighbor, and sister in Christ. Each of her children can be proud of her testimony and life.

Clara Haltherman Garcia
   Posted Sat November 09, 2019
So sorry to hear for Eleanor's passing. She was a family friend many years ago. May her family find peace.

Alice Owens
   Posted Mon November 11, 2019
Dear Gary & Joyce

So sorry to learn of Eleanor's passing. While I never got to really know her well, I learned much the few times we met and talked. Please know that you and the rest of the Kidd Family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Cuz Alice

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