Meadowview, VA – Dora Ruth Stallard Poston, age 80, passed on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Johnston Memorial Hospital. Ruth was born in Coeburn, VA to the late Darwell and Alice Brewer Stallard. She was a graduate of Coeburn High School and the Johnston Memorial School of Nursing. She worked many years at Cedar Lawn Nursing Home and was a member of the Antioch House of Prayer. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Bill Stallard; and sisters, Mary Louise Thomas and Lona Miller. Ruth is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Earl Poston; son, John Eric (Rhonda) Poston of Midway, KY; daughters, Karen McDonald of Meadowview, VA and Linda (Dale) Armour of Buchanan, TN; three sisters, Frances Mead of Kitty Hawk, NC, Virginia Boggs of Blountville, TN, and Sue Bauer of Johnsonburg, PA; eight grandchildren, Kristin (Lloyd) Wheeler, Shannon (Brian) Townsend, John Ross (Brooklin), Klink, Dora Klink, Warren Armour, Nathan Hicks, Rachel Poston, and Andrew Poston; four great grandchildren, Memphis James Wheeler, Lily Wheeler, Khloe Townsend, and Ian Townsend; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be live streamed via internet at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2020 with Pastor Jason Nunley officiating. Those wishing to view the service online are asked to visit https://vimeo.com/408996390
Interment will take place in Knollkreg Memorial Park. In accordance with state directives, in person attendance of services will be restricted to the immediate family only. Those wishing to share memories, express sympathy, and send “Hugs from Home” may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
. The family of Dora Ruth Stallard Poston is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA, 24210, (276) 623-2700.