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Ruth Porter Williams Wells Chaves

Roanoke, Virginia

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You will be missed by many, my sweet Aunt Chummy, and what a welcome you will receive in Heaven.

Your loving niece, Bonnie Chernault Jackovich, Florida

Chummie was an awesome aunt. I always admired her even when I was little. She inspired me throughout my life. She had such a special bond with her her sisters truly unconditional love! We were were fortunate enough to take cruises with her! Lots of fun! It was was heartbreaking to see her health fail, she was such a vibrant lady! We will all miss her. My heart goes out to all of you with love.

My thoughts are with you all today.

To my sweet Grandmother..."Granny"...I will miss you so much...Thank you for your love and friendship! I will miss our talks we would have at your house and on the sweet...Until we meet again...I love you and may you have peace now...Brody will miss you soooooo much!! We love our Great Granny!!! (That's what we would call her! I remember giving you that "nickname for a grandmother...since I already had a grandma on the mother's side...) Anyway...I was very...

To Ruth's family,
I used to work with Ruth at the VA and I know she will be missed.
May she rest in peace.

Sorry, as I am from out of state, I did not use the correct name of the newspaper in which Aunt Ruth's Obituary appeared. It was the Roanoke Times, not Tribune.

Ruth was such a dear lady. We knew Ruth and Ray from Woodlawn UMC. They were so kind to extend Christmas greetings to our Sunday School class each year. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Dick and Joan Jones


Ruth's Obituaries

Ruth Porter Williams Wells Chaves, 84, of Roanoke passed away peacefully on Monday, September 17, 2013. She was a long term employee of the Veterans Hospital where she was an officer in the union and fought for women?s rights in the VA hospital system. She was an active member of First United...

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