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April 27, 2017

Ruth Spriggs Tyson, 67, of 334 E. Oak Street died, Thursday, April 27, 2017 at her residence. She was born November 3, 1949, in Marlinton, WV, a daughter of the late Frances Johnson. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Dale Tyson, and two sisters, Shirley Allen and Carolyn Hester. Mrs. Tyson was former employee of the Covington School System in the Cafeteria at Covington High School. She was a member of Pine Street Baptist Church where as active in the Loyal Daughters Club and the Deaconess Club Surviving are her husband Daniel Tyson of Covington; her two daughters, Barbara Tyson of White Sulphur Springs, WV and Nicola Tyson of Covington; her son Daniel Tyson, Jr. of Covington; seven grandchildren, Brandon Motter, Megan Motter , Jorden Motter, Tanesha Tyson, James Hunter, Aysia Massie and Dominique Jordan; one great grandson, Daiqwan Hunter; two sisters Betty Pryor and Josephine Daughtery, both of Charleston, WV, and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Monday, May 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Pine Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Harper officiating. The interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park. Cemetery Information Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426
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