Ruth Ann Barbour

February 3, 1914 - June 15, 2008

02/03/1914 - 06/15/2008

Past Services

Tuesday June 17, 2008
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home- Moundsville Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

BARBOUR, Ruth Ann Kirby, 94, of Cameron, WV, died Sunday, June 15, 2008 at home.
She was born February 3, 1914 in Guernsey County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Forrest and Jessie Keller Kirby.
She grew up in McMechen, WV, and graduated from Union High School and West Liberty College with a B.A degree in 1934.
Mrs. Barbour taught at Union High School until she married John D. Barbour in 1937 and from 1954 to 1987 was the owner of the Western Auto Store in Cameron.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Cameron, and Past Matron Lorraine Chapter #9, OES.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John D. Barbour in 1994, one sister, Irene Criswell Kincaid.
Survivors include one son, David J. Barbour of Lewisburg, WV; three grandsons, Chris Dee-Dee Barbour of Glen Dale, WV; Matt Holly Barbour of Wheeling, WV; Kirby Melissa Barbour of Raleigh, NC; four great grandchildren, Carson Barbour, Adeline and Hayden Barbour and Jack Barbour.
The family would like to thank Ruth Ann’s caregivers for the love, excellent care, and friendship that they provided, Brian and Cheryl Rayle, Mona Hewitt, Shirley Strope, Jennifer Douglas, Kim Galentine and Pat Loder.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, with Rev. Mark Crow officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter.
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8 years ago

Aunt Ruth Ann had more to offer than most people ever realized. She was warm and sensitive and full of more knowledge than anyone I know. She knew when to encourage and when to scold. Her love will be missed. Sympathy to David, Chris, Matt and Kirby.

Heather Stillion
8 years ago

Dave and Family,

I wanted to express my sympathy on the passing of your mother. She was always so kind and friendly. You are in our prayers.


Chris and Heather Whorton Stillion

Janet & Tom Litzenberger
8 years ago

David: I’m so sorry to learn of the

passing of your mother. I had stopped to see her when she was at the rest home in Cameron last fall. I’m sorry I wasn’t there for you.


Janet & Tom

peggy parsons
8 years ago

Ruth Ann was a great woman, we talked often at the grocery store where i worked, when she was at that time able to come to the store. We had so many conversations about her dog. She will be missed by many. My prayers are with her family, and they should be proud of such a wonderful, giving, beautiful woman.

Clarence & Marjorie Walton
8 years ago

We will sure miss seeing her at church. Our prayers are with you all.