East Stone Gap, VA - Ruth S. Flanary, 87, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, TN after an extended illness. Ruth was born on May 4, 1931 to Coy and Lena Scott. She was a member of East Stone Gap United Methodist Church and also attended The Dwelling Place. She had been an employee of H&R Block for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Flanary; her parents, Coy and Lena Scott; her son, Scotty Flanary; her son-in-law, Bill Hill; five brothers and one sister.
Ruth is survived by her children, Jacquie Hill, Big Stone Gap, VA, Jayne Stamper (Jack), Big Stone Gap, VA, Jody Cowdery (Jay), Farmstead, SC, and Michael Flanary (Debra), East Stone Gap, VA and her sister, Charlotte Statzer, Abingdon, VA. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave. W., Big Stone Gap, VA. Memorial Services will follow with Tim Stanley officiating.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Ruth Flanary.
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618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219