Ruth Hawks Stockner, age 81 of Christiansburg and formerly Dublin passed away Friday, January 29, 2010 in the New River Valley Medical Center.
Born March 24, 1928 in Fancy Gap, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James Anderson Hawks and Julia Wilson Hawks. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Haywood Stocker, three brothers and two sisters.
Surviving- Daughter- Julia Mae Stockner-Christiansburg, VA, Son & Daughter-in-law-Dewey Eugene "Gene" Stockner & Mary Ann Stockner-Dublin, Granddaughter-Tracy Linette Howell-Christiansburg, VA, Sisters- Mary Alma Crockett- Dublin, Lorraine Parrish- Rural Hall, NC, A number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 3:00 p.m., February 2, 2010 in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Minister Eddie Callahan officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow Wednesday 11:00 A.M., February 3, 2010 at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.
To send online condolences to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.