Ruth Kerns Clatterbuck
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Ruth Kerns Clatterbuck
  • November 22, 1915 - April 9, 2017
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Ruth Kerns Clatterbuck, 101, a resident of Harrisonburg passed away at her home on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

She was born in Shenandoah County on November 22, 1915 and was the daughter of the late William Stover and Hazel Pulse Kerns.

Ruth lived the majority of her life in the Harrisonburg area and was a graduate of Linville-Edom High School. She was a beautician and a member of the Linville Congregational Christian Church.

On May 23, 1948 she married George R. Clatterbuck; they were married for 50 years. He preceded her in death on April 1, 1999.

She is survived by a daughter, Kay L. Clatterbuck of Roanoke; a son, Glen W. Clatterbuck and wife, Claire Jerry, of Jacksonville, IL; two grandchildren, David Clatterbuck and fiancé, Emily Palid, and Thomas Clatterbuck; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Bosserman and Frances Hoskins; two brothers, Joseph Kerns and Charles E. Kerns.

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Mt. Sinai United Methodist Church Cemetery (Vision of Hope) with Pastor Nate Yoder officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Linville Congregational Christian Church, 4982 Kratzer Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22802.

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