Abingdon, Va. – Laura Ruth Vaughan Roe, age, 91, passed away at Johnston Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 22, 2021. She was born October 18, 1929 in Galax, Virginia to the late John and Bertha Vaughan.
A lifelong resident of Southwest Virginia, Ruth was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed needlework in her spare time. She was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Miller P. Roe; grandparents, Jacob H. and Laurel Belle Lowe; brother, Howard Vaughan; and sister, Bessie E. Roberts.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Brenda Sue Statzer; brother, John W. Vaughan; sister, Bonnie Boyle and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, with Rev. Dale Gilbert officiating. A committal service will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guestbook. The family of Laura Ruth Roe is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).