Ruby Sutphin Dean

Ruby Sutphin Dean, age 91, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 at her residence.

She was born April 1, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Lydia Duncan Sutphin and Barney Sutphin. She was a member of Poplar Camp Church of God of Prophecy and attended Family Worship Center in Pulaski. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Anders Dean; two brothers, Willie Sutphin and Clinton Sutphin, and three sisters, Virginia Rankin, Gettie Viars and May White.

She is survived by her son, Roger L. Dean and his wife, Mary, of Pulaski; a daughter, Charlene D. Wheeler and her husband, Jeff, of Bostwick, Fla., and three grandchildren, Kyle Wheeler and his wife, Natalie, of Jacksonville, Fla., Ashley Tucker and her husband, Daniel, of Middleboro, Fla. and Brent F. Dean of Pulaski.

Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery in Poplar Camp. The family will receive friends Friday, 6-8 p.m., at Seagle Funeral Home. Flowers will be appreciated, but those who wish may make memorial contributions in her memory to Family Worship Center, 955 Memorial Drive, Pulaski, VA 24301 or to River of Life Church of God of Prophecy, 1437 Lead Mine Road, Austinville, VA 24312.

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Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, 980-1700.



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