March 24, 1925 - March 21, 2012
Big Stone Gap, VA Ruth Viola Collinsworth, 86, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday (Mar. 21, 2012) at Lonesome Pine Hospital. She was born in Pike County, KY and lived most of her life in Big Stone Gap. She was the owner/operator of Collinsworth's, Inc. in Big Stone Gap for over 50 years. She was a member of New Hope Assembly of God in Big Stone Gap and had attended East Stone Gap United Methodist Church for the past 20 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Paul Collinsworth; a daughter, Lurlie Faye Sturgill; her parents, Floyd E. and Maudie (Smith) Collins; and several brothers and sisters, George Collins, Vicey Charles, Eva Johnson, Ira Collins, Homer Collins, Tunis Collins and Joe Hugh Collins. She is survived by four daughters, Pauline Jackson and husband, Doug, and Patsy Hartsock and husband, Claude, all of Kingsport, TN, Judy Carroll and husband, Dwayne, and Mellany Hubbard and husband, Tim, all of Big Stone Gap; nine grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the East Stone Gap United Methodist Church in East Stone Gap, VA. The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the church worship center with Dr. Ken Sprinkle and Pastor Carlos Wolfe officiating. A committal service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Glencoe Cemetery in Big Stone Gap. The family and friends will meet at the Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) by 1:30 p.m. on Sunday to go in procession. Pallbearers will be: Dwayne Carroll, Kevin Gibson, Ryan Hammonds, Paul Hartsock, Brandon Parrott, David Wheatley, Douglas Jackson and Rick Jones. Memorial contributions may be made to the M.E.O.C. PACE, P. O. Box 888, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219. To view the obituary and sign the online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Collinsworth family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Ruth Viola Collinsworth, 86, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday (Mar. 21, 2012) at Lonesome Pine Hospital. She was born in Pike County, KY and lived most of her life in Big Stone Gap. She was the owner/operator of Collinsworth's,... View Obituary & Service Information
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