MARION, VIRGINIA: BETTY RUTH UMBARGER, age 83, died Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at Smyth County Community Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ike and Mattie Brooks Pruitt; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Thelma Pruitt and brother-in-law, Buddy Teaster.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Floyd "Buss" Umbarger of Marion, Virginia; three sons, Allen Umbarger and wife, Janie of Glade Spring, Virginia; David Umbarger and wife, Linda; Roger Umbarger and wife, Betty all of Marion, Virginia; two sisters, Violet Teaster and Emma Jean Wymer and husband, Curtis all of Marion, Virginia; one brother, Ralph Pruitt and wife, Wilma of Martinsville, Virginia; five grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; seven great-grandchildren and many special friends.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Reverend Herman Cress and Reverend R.C. Leonard officiating. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Gardens in Rural Retreat, Virginia. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Russell's Chapel, C/O Bill Reynolds, 1265 Scratch Gravel Road, Marion, Virginia 24354 or to Jones Chapel Church of God, 5580 Highway 145, Meridian, Mississippi 39301.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Umbarger Family.