|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 8, 2008|
Large, Myrtle Ruth Horne
COEBURN, Va. – Myrtle Ruth Horne Large, 82, of Abingdon, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon.
Born in Coeburn on June 30, 1926, she lived in Coeburn until 2001, and had lived in Abingdon for the past seven years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Large was a member of the Coeburn United Methodist Church and the Coeburn Bridge League. She was a charter member of the Coeburn Civic League. She was an active member from 1966 to 2001 and served as treasurer.
Mrs. Large was preceded in death by her parents, Grady and Emma Horne; her husband of 58 years, Russell O. Large; infant daughter, Deborah; two sisters, Marie Horne Crouch and Frances Horne Combs; and one brother, Charles Horne.
She is survived by one daughter, Ruth Elaine and husband Norwood Clemons of Richmond, Va.; one son, Russell (Marty) Large and wife Charlene of Abingdon; grandchildren, Russell Wade Clemons of Richmond and Kathryn and Kimberly Large of Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at the Coeburn United Methodist Church from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. The service will be conducted by Pastor Gary "Pete" Perdue and Dr. Don Large officiating. Entombment will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, Va., at 11 a.m. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Joe Chase, Smokey Combs, Eddie Dotson, Robert Odle, Frank Stacey, Bill White, John White and Randy Wireman. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Chase, Russ Clemons, Jason Combs, James White and Scott White.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Coeburn United Methodist Church, 201 High Ave., Coeburn, VA 24230; or the American Lung Association. Sturgill Funeral Homes, 310 Sixth St. N.W., Coeburn, VA 24230, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Bristol Herald Courier on 10/9/2008
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Record added: Jun 19, 2009
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