Ruth Bracken Manning Moore age 94, of Wytheville, VA departed this world into her heavenly home on Thursday, December 17, 2009 in Twin Co. Community Hospital. She was the daughter of the late I.W. Bracken and Myrtle Whisman Bracken. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Manning and father of her two children, her second husband, Henry Moore, foster son, Bill Bracken, five brothers, Frank, Edward, Richard, William Bracken, Everette Harden, a sister, Orvella Havens and is survived by: Two sons, Larry F. Manning & spouse Betty of Hillsville, VA; Jimmy Moore & spouse Sherry of Pulaski, VA; a daughter Peggy Manning & spouse Perry F. Phillips of High Point, NC; nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers Fred Bracken and Herman Bracken & spouse Mary all of Wytheville; two special nieces Pat Jackson, Margaret Dix, both of Wytheville; a special nephew: Johnny Bracken & spouse Georgia of New Market, VA; special friend Jo Jean Coker, several other loving nieces, nephews and friends also survive. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother; great-great-grandmother and was everybody’s friend.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Monday, December 21, 2009 at the Barnett Funeral Chapel with Mr. David Havens officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, VA is in charge of arrangements.