Ruth Elizabeth Rankin, 94, died on Saturday, October 06, 2012 at Fauquier Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Halfway, Fauquier County on June 18, 1918, a daughter of Ruth F. and Leroy Ellison. She had attended Long Branch Baptist Church in Halfway and had been a resident of The Plains and Warrenton Manor.
Mrs. Rankin is survived by three daughters; Jean, Vivian and Nancy. She also leaves several grandchildren and a large extended family.
Mrs. Rankin enjoyed the time she spent with her sister-in-law, Margaret Ellison and her family.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Orrison and a brother, Kenneth Ellison.
Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2 PM at Little Georgetown Cemetery, Broad Run, VA. Pastor J.T. Pittman will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amissville Full Gospel Church, 675 Viewtown Road, Amissville, VA 20106.
Our fine facility has ample parking, offers two chapels, family rooms, parlors, and an on-site crematory. Operated since 1836 - we are the oldest continuously operated business in Fauquier County, VA and centrally located in the county and close to most nursing homes and the hospital.