Ruth VanHoy, 89, of Summersville, WV passed away
on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in the Oak Hill Place.
Born December 10, 1930 at Gad, she was a daughter of
the late Jennings and Clara Cavendish Bailes. She was
also preceded in death by two brothers, Howard and
Landon Bailes and by two grandsons, Christopher
Winfree and Ruben VanHoy.
She was a member of the Enon Baptist Church, was a
retired insurance agent with Equitable AXA Insurance
Company, former secretary at the Summersville Water
Works, and was a former secretary at WVDOH at
Summersville. After retirement she resided in Arizona
where she enjoyed working out at the gym, golfing, and
Survivors include her daughters, Nancy VanHoy (Joe)
Thomas, Jeannie VanHoy (Larry) Warner, and Teresa
VanHoy (Terry) Winfree; one son, John Russell VanHoy;
grandchildren, Sherry Thomas, Joe Thomas, Jr., Brent
Mollohan, Jason Mollohan, Garon Warner, Nikki Nichols,
and Justin VanHoy; several great and great great
grandchildren; one brother, Jennings Bailes, Jr.; two
sisters, Esther Bailes Clark and Helen Bailes Staats; and
a host of other family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on
Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the Walker Memorial Park at
Summersville with Pastor Gene Campbell officiating.
Interment will follow under the direction of the White
Funeral Home at Summersville.
There will be no visitation.
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