Graves, Ruth Evelena

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Ruth Evelena Graves, 71, of Blacksburg, died, Monday, January 12, 2015, at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery. She was born in Montgomery County, Va. on October 29, 1943 to the late Peter Surface and Cordia Long Linkous also preceded in death by step-father, Frank David Linkous; and infant brothers, Peter, Paul and Charles.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Jim Riegel; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Terry Graves, all of Christiansburg; sister and brother-in-law, Rosa and James Price, of Blacksburg; grandchildren, Justin and John Graves, Aaron and Jordan Riegel.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Graves officiating. Interment will follow in the New Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, January 14, 2015 at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr. SW Blacksburg.