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Ruth J. Johnson

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Date published: 2/14/2013

Ruth J. Johnson

Ruth Jenkins Johnson, 87, born April 10, 1925, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Martinsville.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, John Trenton Jenkins and Helen Sylba Jenkins; her husband, Charles Angus Johnson; brothers William Jenkins and John T. Jenkins; and sister Eva Jenkins White.

Ruth was a member of Rapidan Baptist Church in Wolftown.

She is survived by her son, Charles Gregory Johnson and his wife, Wanda, of Virginia Beach; her daughter, Sheila Sylba Johnson Rohrbaugh of Collinsville; grandchildren Kelly Johnson Duckworth, Charles G. Johnson II, Jennifer Woods Nance and Brittney Ryan-Kiser; and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Rapidan Baptist Church, Wolftown Lane, Wolftown, with the Rev. Jennifer Kelly and the Rev. Larry Cheek officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Rapidan, Box 1715, Culpeper, Va. 22701.

Preddy Funeral Home in Madison is in charge of arrangements.