Ruby Wilkes Foster, 94 of Moneta, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Autumn Care of Altavista. She was born on Thursday, Feb. 28, 1918 in Vinton, a daughter of the late Lowry Thomas Wilkes and Clara Edith Gillispie Wilkes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Moorman Foster and a daughter, Aleen Marie Foster. She was a member of Morgans Baptist Church. Surviving is her daughter, Shelvia Arthur and husband, Joe of Hurt; two sons, Michael Foster and wife, Judy, Richard Foster and wife, Cynthia all of Moneta; a sister, Doris Wheeler of Vinton; two brothers, James Wilkes of Vinton, Morris Wilkes of Blue Ridge as well as eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at 2 pm at Morgans Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Mallory officiating. Interment followed in Morgans Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012