Ruben, Judy Linkous

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Judy Marie Linkous Ruben, 76, of Fairlawn, Virginia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 9, 2021. She was the daughter of Robert “Doug” D. and Augusta “Tate” O. (Tatum) Linkous. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother William “Bill” D. Linkous.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Happy and Selena Ruben of Christiansburg, Va.; her grandsons, Dylan Britt of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Kendell Britt of Christiansburg, Va.; one great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Britt; niece, Wendy Linkous Bertoli (Brett) of Lancaster, Penn.; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Judy was a graduate of Dublin High School and Radford University. She retired from the United States Army RDAISA after 37 years of service. Judy was a member of the Hokie Club and a Virginia Tech football season ticket holder for 33 years. Judy was a life-time member of Fairlawn Presbyterian Church, a member of the Presbyterian Church Women, and Pulaski County Women’s Republican Party. She volunteered with numerous organizations, including the Radford Food Bank and the Radford Clothing Bank. She also supported the NRV Women’s Resources Center and To Our House homeless services.

The family would like to thank English Meadows of Blacksburg and Kindred Hospice for their care. A special thank you to Melinda Collins, Gary Graves, Bobby Bonds, and countless others at English Meadows-Blacksburg who over saw her care throughout her residency.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford, Va. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm, with Pastor Allison Unroe officiating. Interment will follow at the West View Cemetery in Radford, Va.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to Fairlawn Presbyterian Church at 6900 Pulaski Avenue, Fairlawn, VA 24141, or Pulaski County Virginia Animal Control at 80 Dublin Park Road, Dublin, VA 24084.

The Ruben family is in the care of the Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory of Radford, Virginia.