Virginia Ruth Moneymaker, age 80, of Newport, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph A. Moneymaker; parents Tom and Gertie Mae Moore; sister Margaret Stevenson; brother Ralph Moore; niece Dorothy Sane; and great-nephew Adam Sane.

She is survived by her cousin and caregiver Gail Holder of Cosby; great nieces Leslie Cody Green, Lori Williams, Deann Clark; great-great-nieces and nephew Taylor, Heather and Justin Williams; special friends Don and Laura Ball and Bill Shults, all of Newport; also other family and friends.

The family wishes to say a special “Thank You” to Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, caregivers, Teresa Grooms, Velma Fox, Barbara Crum, Bessie Brown and Lecole Noland.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Union Cemetery, with Rev. Glenn Ball officiating.

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Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home.