Ruth Ann Heddleston

Ruth Ann Heddleston

Ruth Ann Heddleston, 78, of Vanceburg, beloved wife of 59 years to Robert Heddleston Jr., passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born on June 16, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Alton and Leona (Horsley) Stafford.

Ruth Ann was the owner of Heddleston Tax Services for almost 40 years. She was a member of Clarksburg Christian Church for many years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Rob (Carol) Heddleston and Ryan (Holly) Heddleston; her grandchildren, Kalyn (Mike) Felton, Bo (Erin) Heddleston, Autumn (Chris) Horsley, Hunter Heddleston, Kinley Heddleston, and looking forward to the arrival of grandson Ryder Heddleston; 17 great-grandchildren; and many friends, family, and loved ones.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her sister, Janie Swearingen, and her aunt, Evelyn Story.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 Second Street in Vanceburg, with Bro. Fred Garrett officiating. With burial follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday January 22, 2021, and from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services Saturday.

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