Ruth “Ruthie” Sullivan-Blackburn
November 14, 1953 – June 22, 2018
Ruth “Ruthie” Sullivan-Blackburn, age 64 of Wytheville, VA, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018.
Born on November 14, 1953 at Ft. Meade, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Walter & Elaine (Edwards) Sullivan. Ruthie belonged to the United Methodist Church in Port St. Lucie, Florida. She loved very much to travel with her husband Cliff. Ruthie was an avid reader of poetry and literature, of which she had an extensive collection. She enjoyed being with and seeing her family and many friends immensely and giving gifts to her loving family. Ruthie will be remembered for her commitment to every endeavor.
She is survived by her husband, Cliff Blackburn; cousin, Colleen Boehm; goddaughter, Brianna Boehm, both of Florida; sisters-in-law and spouses, Sue & Ike Gentry, Kathy & Sam Kerr, and Nancy & Jimmy Marriott, all of Wytheville; brothers-in-law and spouse, Robert & Dawn Blackburn, and Ronnie Blackburn, both of Waynesboro VA; and several nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Entombment will be held privately in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE.