Ruth Luvinia Gayden, 68, departed this earthly tabernacle September 06, 2021 at Norfolk General Hospital. She was born on December 19, 1952, a daughter of the late Eddie Calvin Woodhouse and Annie Mae woodhouse. Ruth worked numerous years at Norfolk International Airport as a supervisor of the Janitorial Service until a kidney ailment forced her to retire. She battled this kidney disease for many years going through dialysis until she received the call for a kidney transplant on Christmas Eve in 2017.
Ruth was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and was active in her church. Ruth was preceded in death by her four brothers, Edward Woodhouse, Samuel Woodhouse, Percell Woodhouse and Nathaniel Woodhouse and her two sisters, Leanell Woodhouse and Paulette Woodhouse.
Left to cherish her precious memories is her husband, Larue Gayden Jr; three children, Eleanor Rivera and (Husband William), Shantele Gayden, Larue Gayden III and (wife Rachel) along with nine grandchildren who she dearly adored and were her world, Shaquita, William Jr and (Wife Kendra), Javozz, Antionette, Rayvon, Amaya, Jayden, Ariann and nova; nine great grandchildren, Damarius, Lamar, Amari, Jordan, Braylen, Jaiden, Jayceon, Ari, and Bella; four brothers, Spencer Isaac, Eddie Issac, George Woodhouse and David Woodhouse and a host of nieces and nephew