a�" Lula Mae "Sug" Rideout, beloved lady, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, teacher, counselor, encourager and friend to many, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2007 at Memorial Hospital in Easton after a complicated illness.\n \n Born August 25, 936 in Reids Grove, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Nona Dennis Rideout and Albert Jones.\n \n As a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, she graciously served as Praise and Worship Leader. Lula Rideout received training and with eloquence served as lay speaker for many years. She found attending church and bible study very enriching to her life.\n \n One of her greatest pastime passions was creating beautiful things and experiences. She loved creating intricately designed clothing and quilts. Traveling to locations such as Trinidad, The Bahamas and other places in American are some of her experiences she treasured as she marveld at the beauty of other cultures and natural surroundings God created everywhere. Some of her other hobbies included reading, gardening and crocheting.\n \n Lula Rideout was formally educated in the public schools of Dorchester County. After she was awarded her cosmetologist license from Tim Shell in Easton, Md., she successfully operated her hair salon where she proudly honored her customers with a compassionate hairdressing experience.\n \n Lula Rideout leaves behind her children that she loved and adored a�" Trala M. Matthews, (Vienna), Thomas C. Rideout (Reids Grove), Arneda F. Hopkins (Reids Grove), W. Denise Rideout (Cambridge), Jean L. Conaway (Mardela Springs), O.A. Tabia "Lenore Rideout" Kamau-Nataki (Baltimore), Chris Rideout (Texas); two sons in-law, Monroe Conaway and S. Nati Kamau-Nataki; eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; three sisters, Nona Jackson, Ruth Rideout and Jeanette Taylor; a brother, Cleophus Rideout; four sisters in-law; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends. Lula Rideout was the youngest of many sisters, two preceded her in death, Mary L. Coleman, M. Helen White; nine brothers preceded her in death, Howard, Linwood, Louis, Jr., Ruben, Milton, Oliver, William Leroy and Jennis Rideout; also a granddaughter, Rosheka Conaway and a great grandson, Rodney Harris, Jr. preceded her in death.\n \n Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2007 11am at Mt. Pleasant UM Church Oceangateway, Salem, MD with a viewing Friday evening 6-8 pm at the church. Interment Reids Grove Cemetery.