October 6, 1919 - November 22, 2017
Dorothy Mae Hill Tredway McBride, 98, of 4791 Price Road in Stoneville, went to be with the Lord early Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017, with her family around her.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, November 24, at Floyd Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, 6 - 8 PM, at Fair Funeral Home.
Mrs. McBride was born October 6, 1919 in Leaksville (now Eden), North Carolina, the oldest child to the late Willie Gray and Annie Mae Smith Hill. She graduated from Leaksville High School, Class of 1936 and the last living member of her class. She attended Kings Business College in Danville, VA. Dot was manager of the Eden Employment Office until the office closed and she moved to the new office in Reidsville. In 1976, Dot was named "Woman of the Year" by the Eden B.P.W. Club. The Rockingham County Extension Homemakers Association named her "Mother of the Year" in 1988 and in 1989 she was voted "Outstanding Member of the Year" for the El Bethel Extension Homemakers. She served on the Rockingham Planning Board, was a past member of Meals on Wheels and the Eden Red Hat Society. Dot was a member of Floyd Baptist Church, past choir director and Sunday School teacher for many years. After retirement, she enjoyed taking trips, going on cruises and loved square dancing.
She is survived by her second husband, Evenor "Mac" McBride of the home; sons, Guerrant Tredway, III (Janet) and William Tredway (Teresa), both of Stoneville; five grandchildren, Laurie T. Cockman (Dan) of Cary, Tracey Hooker (Derek), Jamie Tredway (Misty), Andy Tredway (Bonya), and Joe Tredway (Tracy), all of Stoneville; two step-grandchildren, Stephanie Garcia and Tiffany Kordenbrock; nine great-grandchildren, Chelsea, Emily, Matthew and Annie Tredway; Rebekah, Kaitlyn and Abigail Hooker; Emma and Jacob Cockman; five step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry Hill of Greensboro; two sisters, Jane Giles (Curtis) of Pensacola, FL and Marsha Rudd (Ronnie) of Yanceyville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Guerrant "Tiny" Tredway, Jr; daughter-in-law, Freida Robertson Tredway; sisters, Louise Nowlin and Virginia Clark; and one brother, Willie "Billy" Hill, Jr.
The family would like to thank Jodie Clark, Shana Shreve, Nancy Barnes, and Hospice of Rockingham County for all their help.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Floyd Baptist Church Building Fund, 3652 Price Road, Eden, NC 27288 or to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com