Ruth Isabell Eye
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Ruth Isabell Eye
  • June 11, 1935 - July 8, 2017
  • Rockingham, Virginia

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Ruth Isabell Eye, 82, a lifelong resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

She was born on June 11, 1935 in Mt. Clinton and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Josephine Heatwole Eye.

Ruth graduated from Mt. Clinton High School in 1954 and also from Madison College. She previously attended Mt. Clinton United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir; she also attended Harrisonburg Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was employed at Imco (Owens Brockway) before retiring after 40 plus years.

Ruth sang at weddings and funerals, and was an amazing cook and a great grandmother. She overcame a lot of health issues through the years but was courageous and strong willed throughout her life.

She is survived by a son, Gregory G. Eye and wife, Frances of Harrisonburg; one grandson, Grant Eye; two granddaughters, Ashley (Michael) Morris and Andrea (Jason) Fleisher; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorain Moyers and a nephew, Christopher Moyers both of Ft. Defiance.

Funeral services will be held at Noon on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, with Elder Frank Cox officiating. Burial will be at Weavers Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, Massachusetts 01061-0515.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.