Ruth Hopkins Hare St. John, 90, of 4270 Miller Lane, Pulaski, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at Radford Nursing and Rehab.
She was born in Wythe County on Oct. 16, 1919, the daughter of the late Charles Vinton Hopkins and Emma Collins Hopkins. She was also preceded in death by husbands Frank E. Hare and George St. John.
Surviving are son and daughter-in-law Stephen and Nedra Hare of Pulaski; step-children and spouses Kathy and Perry Poston and Jan and Charles Walker; brothers and sisters-in-law Jesse and Arbutus Hopkins of Pulaski, Charles Hopkins of Draper, Thomas Clinton and Nancy Hopkins of Richmond, Marion and Nora Hopkins of Pulaski; grandchildren Greg, Susan, Shannon, Chuck, Leigh and Jason; five great-grandchildren; and special pet Bonita.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. Visiting will be Sunday evening from the funeral home, where the family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorials be made to American Kidney Fund 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. The family will be meeting at the residence of the brother and sister-in-law Marion and Nora Hopkins, 1304 Hopkins Drive, Pulaski.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Pulaski.