Ruth Horner

Ruth Viola Wilfong Horner, age 96, of Dunmore, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.

Born March 22, 1923, at Dunmore, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Orpha Lindsay Wilfong.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Neil Horner, Sr.; brother, Albert Lincoln Wilfong; infant brother, Charles William Wilfong; and a great-great niece, Pailsey Sharp.

She is survived by Neil Horner, Jr., Jean Horner Sharp and Patricia Horner Thacker, children by marriage; grandchildren, David, Lora, Matt, Tim, Brian, Tamara and Leslie; great-grandchildren Philip, Daniel, Julia, Cora, Samuel, Brooke, Robert, April, Garrett, Grant, Gunner, Gabby, Charlie, Ben and AJ; sisters-in-law, Helen Wilfong, Gertrude Taylor and Naomi McQuain; nieces, Shirley Wilfong Wilkins and Patricia Wilfong; nephew, Charles Albert Wilfong; great-nieces Nicole Wilfong Sattler, Kristine Wilfong Sharp, Susan Wilkins and Sarah Wilkins Brown; great-nephews, Charles Albert Wilfong, II, and Jonathan Wilkins; eight great-great nephews; and one great-great niece.

Funeral service was held April 12 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. David Fuller officiating. Burial was in Arbovale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Nancy Rexrode, 4949 Wesley Chapel Road, Green Bank, WV 24944.

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