Anna Ruth Hardin Hale, 92, of Galax, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home.
Hale was born in Wythe County, Va., on Feb. 7, 1921, to Michael J. and Ocie Umberger Hardin.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Richard Hale.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Juanita H. and Tex Brown of Hillsville, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, Conley and Reba Hale of Galax, Va.; grandchildren, Connie Hale, Begina Gwyn, Terena Crawford and Richard Brown; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the First Christian Church with the Rev. Randy Morris and the Rev. James Cox officiating. Burial followed in the Monta Vista Cemetery. The family received friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.