Weeks, Ruby Lee Yopp

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Ruby Lee Yopp Weeks, 88, of Floyd, passed away Monday, April 23, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Gilbert Weeks and daughter, Ethel May Casteel. Clarence and Ruby were lifelong deacon and deaconess of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethren. Ruby raised many children in Floyd County.

Survivors include daughter and sons-in-law, Carol and G.W. Davis, Goode, Va., Leighton Casteel, Roanoke; sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Mary Weeks, Robert and Dawn Weeks, both of Floyd; grandchildren, Sandra Arrington, Joyce Fincher, Barry and Phillip Casteel , John and Valerie Weeks, Morgan and Brittany Weeks; great-grandchildren, David and Kevin Arrington, Sarah and Ryan Fincher, Alan Edwards and Lyndsey Casteel, Phillip, Jr. and Kelsey Casteel and Gary Caldwell, Peyton Weeks; greatgreat-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Logan Arrington; brothers, Bryce Yopp, Salem, Ralph Yopp, Christiansburg; sister, Virginia Atkins, Blacksburg.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Laurel Branch Church of The Brethren, with Pastor Angela Carr officiating. Interment will follow at Laurel Branch Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon Tuesday at Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

The family would like to especially thank Ruby Dickerson, who provided companionship and care the past three years. Special thanks to the family of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethren, nursing staff of Skyline Manor Nursing Home and the staff of Medi Home Health & Hospice for their support during the past months.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Laurel Branch Church of the Brethren, c/o Robert Richards, P.O. Box 192, Floyd, Va. 24091, or Medi Home Health & Hospice, 102 N. Washington Ave., Pulaski, Va. 24301, or Floyd County Rescue Squad, c/o Ford Wirt, 120 West Oxford St., Floyd, Va. 24091.