|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1915|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2006|
The Roanoke Times - Roanoke, VA
Thursday, 07 Sep 2006
Ruth Earle Comer Arthur
Ruth Earle Comer Arthur, 91, of Bedford, died Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at her residence. Born August 14, 1915 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Samuel Moore Comer and Mary Elizabeth Dillon Comer. She was a member of Timber Ridge Baptist Church where she enjoyed the Adult Ladies Sunday School Class. Ruth was a gifted quilter. She loved to garden and can. Among her family and friends Ruth was known for her good "home cooking". In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney Sullivan Arthur; two sons, Rodger S. Arthur and Samuel O. Arthur; four brothers, Lewis Comer, Lawson W. Comer, Ernest N. Comer and Clarence M. Comer; and two sisters, Elizabeth C. Hedrick and Virgie C. Arthur. She is survived by two sons, Jimmie L. Arthur, and Alvin C. Arthur and his wife, Mary; three daughters, Sandra Arthur Abbott, Karon Arthur Tomlin and her husband, Earl, and Sharon Arthur Stanley and her husband, Randy; a daughter-in-law, Mary Dooley Arthur all of Bedford; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandson. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bedford Life Saving Crew, PO Box 161, Bedford, Va 24523 or Timber Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 3234 Timber Ridge Rd., Bedford, Va 24523. A celebration of Ruth's life will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 9, 2006 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church with Pastor James Napier officiating. Burial will follow in Timber Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, September 8, 2006 at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 586-3443.
Rodney Sullivan Arthur (1911 - 1983)
Timber Ridge Baptist Church
Maintained by: Laurie Goodman Lenz
Originally Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Sep 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15655180
|Photos may be scaled.|
Click on image for full size.