Ruth H. Hyer

Ruth H. Hyer, 89, of Vienna, passed away at her home, surrounded by family, Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

She was born July 28, 1924, in Sutton, W.Va., a daughter to the late Dewey and Inia Keener.

She worked 27 years as a nurse’s aide at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Hyer; son, William H. Hyer Jr.; and two sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Deal; daughter-in-law, Ellen Hyer; grandchildren, Cassy Murphy, James K. Murphy II (Becky), Jeremy W. Hyer (Michelle), January Elliott (JD) and Sam M. Deal II; six great-grandchildren; four brothers; three sisters; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Eddie Adkinson. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, prior to the service at the funeral home.

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