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Ruth Gallahan Gibson, 86, widow of Richard Rice Gibson, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert G. Gallahan and Pearl Wharton Gallahan; her sister, Blanche G. Hubiak; and brothers Ashton H. Gallahan and Robert H. Gallahan. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara E. Gibson.
Born in Spotsylvania County, she had lived in Richmond since 1955.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Road, Richmond.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon Monday, Jan. 14, at Oak Hill Cemetery, 1902 Plank Road, Fredericksburg.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Central Virginia Food Bank; or "pay it forward," as Ruth often did, by helping an individual or organization of your choice.
Online condolences are at woodyfuneralhomeparham