Roop, Ruth Spencer

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Ruth Spencer Roop, 83, of Elliston, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 30, 2011. She was born on January 23, 1928, in Wythville, to the late Charles and Clara Coleman Spencer. She was also preceded in death by a great-grandson, Brian Woolwine.

She retired as a nurse’s aid from Brookmeade Nursing Home and attended Radford Church of God.

She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Combs and husband, Wesley, of Elliston, and Patsy Adkins and husband, Gayle, of Pulaski; grandchildren, Vicky Stazer, Debbie Burdette, and Teresa Whittaker; great- grandchildren, Dawn Woolwine, Eric Burdette, Ashley Burdette, and Heather Custer; brothers, Garland Spencer, Junior Spencer, Charlie Spencer, Luther Spencer, and Johnny Spencer; sisters, Carlie Stump, Nancy Linkous, Ruby Rice, Martha Sefcik, Betty Clower, Linda Henderson, and Rhynie Jones; and many other family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 2, 2011, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, October 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Wanner officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting