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Ruth L. (Davis) Bickling

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Ruth L. (Davis) Bickling

Ruth L. (Davis) Bickling, age 90, of Martinsville, VA passed away on February 1, 2016. Born in Wilmington, DE, daughter of Westley B. Davis, Sr. and Sadie Cavender Davis, Ruth graduate from P.S. DuPont High School (1943) and Goldey Beacom College. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Martinsville, where she served on various committees and was a preschool Sunday School teacher for many years. Ruth enjoyed traveling in the U.S, Canada, Mexico, Europe and South America. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Dr. C. Robert Bickling (2004).

She is survived by her nephew Stephen Davis (Lois), nieces Sandra Knotts (David), Beverly Davis, and several grand and great grand nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are welcome for visitation at 10am. on Saturday February 6, followed by a funeral service at 10:30 am at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, 19808. Burial will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle.

A memorial service for Ruth will be held at a later date in the Chapel at Kings Grant Assisted Living, Martinsville where she had resided for the last several years. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to First United Methodist Church, 146 E. Main St, Martinsville, VA 24112, or the , 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720. To send messages of condolence visit

Published in The News Journal from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, 2016
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