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Ruth Klausing Snead Obituary

Ruth Klausing Snead

Ruth Klausing Snead, 90, of Richmond, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William "Bill" Frank Snead III; and her sister, Dorothy Bentley. She is survived by her children, Frank Snead, Connie Haine, Margie Pugh and Preston Cindy Ambrose and Jim; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Bill Klausing and Betsy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth was a 1944 graduate of Purdue University, where she met her husband. She was an avid water colorist. She also enjoyed flowers and loved gardening. Ruth was a former member of The Garden Club in Fork Union and the Bon Air Artists Association of Chesterfield County. Ruth was a member of the Crestwood Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia. Ruth loved life and enjoyed her family and friends. Her Children are thankful for having her in their lives for so long.

She is buried at Fork Union Cemetery with her husband.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.
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Published online on December 2, 2012 courtesy of Daily Progress.

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