Mrs. Mary V. DeGideo, age 78, of Trion, GA died Monday, October 5, 2009 at LaFayette, GA.

Mrs. DeGideo was born April 22, 1931 in Chattooga County, GA, the daughter of the late Kenneth W. Rhinehart and Jessie Willingham Rhinehart. She was a homemaker. Mrs. DeGideo was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Anthony DeGideo; son, William Gary Ashworth; and a brother, Hoyt Rhinehart.

Survivors include her children, Leonard DeGideo, Danielle Dellaquila, Edwin Neil Ashworth and Michael Kenneth Ashworth; sisters, Waydean Jackson and Barbara Young, 7 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren.

A memorial service for Mrs. DeGideo will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church October 12 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Tony Jackson officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of the service on Monday.

The family request no flowers and that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.