Alicia Dyan Pace Riddle, 41, a resident of Greensboro passed away Thursday, June 28th after a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 31, 1970, Alicia grew up in Eden, NC and graduated from Morehead High School in 1988. She attended Appalachian State University, where she met her husband, Scott, and earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Elementary Education. Alicia went on to teach at Douglass Elementary in Eden and Fellowship Day School in Greensboro.
However Alicia's true calling in life was caring for her four beautiful children. Alicia was a natural mother who effortlessly provided a loving, compassionate, and spiritual environment for her family. Outside of the home, she led children's Chapel at Fellowship Day School and was a dedicated volunteer at Caldwell Academy.
She is survived by her husband, Scott Riddle; children, Elizabeth (13), Katherine (11), Benjamin (9), and Charlotte (6) of the home; parents, Joyce & Mike Shaffer of Smith Mountain Lake, VA and Bill & Susan Pace of Eden, NC; grandmother, Elizabeth Fleming Pace of Eden, NC; sister, Michele Pace Benson of Greenville, NC; brother, William Fleming Pace Jr. (Jay) and wife Hagan of Eden, NC; sister, Amanda Shaffer Shelton and husband George of Greensboro, NC; brother, John Tyler Pace and wife Torie of Eden, NC; and brother, Michael Andrew Shaffer and wife Suzanne of Greensboro, NC.
The family will receive friends Sunday, July 1st, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410. Memorial Services will be held on Monday, July 2nd at 10:00 a.m. at Westover Church with Pastor Chris Lewis and Pastor Don Miller officiating. Interment services for the family will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to: NC Lung Cancer Partnership 4000 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 170 Raleigh, NC 27612 www.nclungcancerpartnership.org or to Duke Cancer Institute Office Development DUMC 3828 Durham, NC 27710 www.gifts.duke.edu/dci
Arrangements are being taken care of by Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home N. Elm St. Chapel.
I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Alicia was a light in the world and will be missed. I pray for comfort and strength for you and and her husband and children in the coming days and weeks. May God Bless you and keep you!
Alison Reid Michalove
Bill & Susan, We are so sorry to hear about Alicia. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God now has another angel to watch over the two of you.
steve and joan strutton
Bill and Susan, so sorry to hear that Alicia has passed. Our hearts and prayers are with you and all the family. Jack and Brenda Hearne
So sorry to hear of Alicia's passing. She will be greatly missed by everyone. Please know that the entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron, Lisa, & Codey Harbour
In this very trying time I grant thoughts and prayers to the family. Alicia was a strong lady with a BIG heart and she will be sorely missed. The ANGEL population is +1 now, God Bless!!!! Jeff Hale
Bill and Susan: I am so sorry for the loss of Alicia. She was a beautiful and caring lady and will be missed. God received another angel. Pat Fargis
Bill and Susan i am very sorry for your loss. I only found out this morning and i am truely sorry
Dear Michele and Family, I was so sorry to hear that your beautiful sister lost her courageous battle. I never knew her personally, but from the things that Michele has said over the years, I know that she was a wonderfrul person and will be dearly missed by many in this world, and has been warmly welcomed into the next. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Jana Harvey Williams
Jana Harvey Williams
We were saddened to hear of your loss, but knowing Alicia is at peace now and is no longer suffering must be comforting for you. All of you have fought a courageous battle along with her, and she ended her journey on earth knowing she was surrounded by so many people who loved and supported her. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.
Toni & Rod Troxler
Jay and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers will be with each of you. GOD BLESS. Tim & Judy Carter
Bill and Susan, So sorry to her about Alicia's passing.. Praying for your family and i have in knowing God will comfort you in this difficult time. Love you all..
Bill & Susan and Family, we are so sorry.
Jim and Karen Riddle
To the Pace and Riddle family; please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace in knowing that Alicia rest in the arms of Jesus. With love, Stephanie and Maya Grace
Susan and Bill - So sorry to hear of your loss. Just heard about it today. I would have been there with you had I known. My prayers are with you and the family. I know it's been a very trying time for you all. With deepest sympathy.. Your friend and fellow YMCA buddy. Barbara Loughlin
Joyce and Mike, Bill and Susan, My deepest sympathies to you and your families. We'll never understand why on this earth, but I hope and pray God who knows your every need will be your strength in these difficult days ahead. She was a beautiful person, inside and out, and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her. My love and prayers are with you. Elaine Epperly Cresenzo
Elaine Epperly Cresenzo
Bill and Susan, We are so sorry to hear about Alicia. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sylvia and Mac McCrory
Nate Alicia:Nate I met u the night of ur reception and havnet seen u all since but Alicia her family grew up down the street from us and we all werein the sameward until her parents divirced they moved across town. I wanted to leave some words of encouragement for u ur family Alicia- it saddens my heart that this is happening to a wonderful woman and her family and I know she is strong to pull through and Alicia U R AND U WILL just rest know and let DR's do there stuff trust me they saved my baies life at birth I thank the hospital for the day I brought him homewithout machines attached. Please dont feel ur husband family have let u down or broke ur trust Nate does what he knows the Dr's Heavenly Father can handle and ur know Heavenly Father doesnt give u more than u can handle ! Chin up Nate ur doing a wonderful job taking care of ur family and being there for ur children and ur parents are wonderful ! That's nice that Geanna Kelly kids came to visit and talk, Alicia talk often to family friends and when u need to cry take the time to cry (it isnt bad for us) If u need to email anyone to just get things off ur mind or call I am able to be here thru the internet or on my cell u can call or text . We pray for u and ur family ask that we all get through this and get u home safe with the healthy baby please dont heasitate if u need something please let me know I am here in ARIZONA and will mail or call or email u ! I will send my cell # to ur personal email address CHIN UP GIRL UR IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS LUV U !