Ruth Virginia Brooks Worsham

NEWPORT NEWS - Ruth Virginia Brooks Worsham, 81, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at Riverside Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Centralia, Ill., and was a Peninsula resident for the past 62 years. She was a charter member of Bethany Baptist Church, now known as Faith Baptist Church. Ruth was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harry M. Worsham. She is survived by her three loving daughters, Gay Johnson and her husband, Jerry, of Gloucester, Donna Lonce of Newport News, and Sandra McConnell and her husband, Fred, of Suffolk; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 16, at the Weymouth Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 100 Blackburn Lane, Hampton, VA 23666.

Published in the Daily Press from 8/14/2004 - 8/15/2004.

We have nothing but wonderful fond memories of Ruth and her family. We loved Harry and Ruth and will cherish our love and friendships forever. Our sympathy is extended to all the family, especially the girls, Gay, Donna and Sandra whom they loved so much.
Nancy & Moe Stoll (Richmond, VA ) - August 14, 2004
To the family of Ruth Worsham,
Mrs. Worsham was the Sunday School Director of my department when I was a kid at Parkview Baptist. I have fond memories of her. Her sister-in-law, Frances Brooks, was the girlfriend of my late Mother, Gloria, for many years.
Mark Waggoner (Newport News) - August 15, 2004 
Gay, Donna, & Sandra
It is impossible to express how sorry we are for the loss of your devoted Mother. I have so many memories of our families together sharing happy times. I can picture your mother's smiling face & her contagious laughter. I know you are surrounded by loving friends & family. I pray God will provide you with strength when you think you have no more. A broken heart still beats.
Nancy Mitchell Galliher (Chesterfield, VA ) - August 15, 2004
Mrs. Worsham had a pure soul and truly touched my heart the days I cared for her. My thoughts are with you.
Brenda, CCU-Riverside Regional Hospital
Brenda T (Williamsburg, VA ) - August 15, 2004
To the family of Mrs Worsham, I am truly sorry for your loss.  I knew Mrs Worsham through Donna, we went to school together, but loss touch.
God Bless You All
Linda Davidson-Ford (Smithfield, VA )  - August 15, 2004