by Ralph B. Davis
Ruth Virginia McCoy, 92, of Williamson, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, Ky.
Born December 19, 1920, in Yeager, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Wright and Mamie VanDyke Wright.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert McCoy: a son, Dale McCoy; a daughter-in-law, Jackie McCoy; a granddaughter, Elissa McCoy, an infant; and four brothers, Harold, Lee, Jack, Danny Wright.
Ruth was a devout Christian. She had been an active member of the Fifth Avenue Church of Christ since 1944. She was involved in numerous church ministries and she taught Sunday school for a number of years. She loved and cherished her church family so very much.
In addition to raising her family, Ruth also worked outside the home for many years.
She was formerly employed by Falls Branch Market and the Justice Drive In.
She had also worked for quite some time in the medical offices of Dr. Shafer at the Highlands Clinic in South Williamson, Ky.
Ruth was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend. She will be lovingly remembered and sorely missed always.
Ruth is survived by her son, Robert “Bob” McCoy of Williamson; a grandson, Robbie (Kristie) McCoy of Williamson; three great-grandchildren, Daylan, Dyllon and Jayden McCoy; and her special friend, Louise Gibson of Point Pleasant.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday evening, January 15, at Weaver Mortuary in West Williamson. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, at the mortuary. Ronnie Ferrell will officiate Interment is in the Mountain View Memory Gardens at Maher. Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Fifth Avenue Church of Christ in lieu of flowers.
Express online condolences at www.weavermortuaryinc.com. Weaver Mortuary of West Williamson is serving the McCoy family.
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