Mary Ruth Vinyard
Fairlea-Mary Ruth Vinyard, the daughter of Clowney and Minnie McMillion-Brown, born May 12, 1925, in Renick, peacefully left this earth on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at the Greenbrier Valley Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; as well as her first husband, Lee W. Jenkins; her late husband, Russell Vinyard; her eldest son, Terry Lee Jenkins; and her eldest sister, Mattie Brown Sinclair.
She is survived by: her children, Jane Jenkins Schmidlapp and husband Alan of Connecticut and Ira Gene (Butch) Jenkins of Florida; eldest surviving sister, Mildred Brown (Brownie) McLean of Florida; younger brother, Eddie Gene Beard and wife Mary Alice of Lewisburg; loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as many cousins.
At her request, there will be a private, family memorial at a later time.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.