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Ruth Gribben

July 2, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

GRIBBEN, Ruth E. Davis Bowers, 96, resident of Warwood, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Bluefield, VA.

Ruth was born May 10, 1917 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude Watson Davis.

She was a homemaker and a member of Warwood United Methodist Church. Ruth was a member of the Civic League of Warwood. She enjoyed playing bingo, and loved being with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Bowers, and her second husband, John Gribben; brother, Clarence Rudy Davis.

Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Bowers McMillion (Ardie) of Bluefield, VA; three grandchildren, Bradley McMillion (Renee), Jeffrey McMillion (Karen), and Beth McMillion Craig (Chris); eight great- grandchildren; nephew, Gary Robert Davis (Linda).

Friends will be received Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-277-2722) with Rev. Bart Thompson officiating.

Interment will follow at Park View Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Warwood United Methodist Church, 1438 Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

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