Ruth Ann Darr

Ruth Ann (White) Darr, 89, of Frederick County, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Ruth was born in 1929 in Hayfield, Virginia, the daughter of the late Harry Scott and Hazel Orndoff White. She worked as a telephone operator for the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company.

She married the late James R. L. Darr on May 29, 1951 in Winchester. Mr. Darr died on June 4, 2017. Mrs. Darr is survived by her three children, daughter Ann Darr of Kernersville, North Carolina; son James R.L. Darr, Jr. of Stephens City, Va.; and Claudia Darr Mason of Oak Ridge, NC; grandchildren, Heather D. Barenklau, Ashley D. Sura, Carson Ann Mason and Kendall Marie Mason; great-grandchildren, Emma Barenklau, Jack Barenklau, Hadley Hahn and Lucy Hahn. She is also survived by two sisters, Alyce W. Michael of Winchester; Phoebe W. West of Stephens City, Va.; and her brother, Harry S. White, Jr. of Winchester. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Helen W. Green, Eleanor W. Kines and Margaret W. Bradfield.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel and on Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Louis Whitford officiating. Interment will be in Branch Mountain Cemetery on 6959 Jersey Mountain Road in Three Churches, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Round Hill Community Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 141 Spinning Wheel Lane, Winchester, VA 22603.

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