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Ruth Crum Stotler

Date of Death: October 29, 2014
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Friday 10/31, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Victory Church
2870 Middle Road
Winchester, VA 22655
Saturday 11/1, 2:00 pm
Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Saturday 11/1

The Reverend Ruth Crum Stotler The Reverend Ruth Crum Stotler, D.D., age 92, of Winchester, VA, went home to be with Jesus on Oct. 29, 2014. Born September 4, 1922, she attended Handley High School, Winchester Business College, and was a graduate of The Newspaper Institute of American in New York. She was preceded in …
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Malena Kenney left a message on October 30, 2014:
Pastor Ruth has been a close friend and a mother to me for over 25 years. She was always there when I needed advice or someone to talk to. I will miss her but I know she is with our Lord Jesus now. I just want the family know they are in my prayers and know what they are going throw. Sending Blessing, Prayers and Love to the family.
Karen Ward left a message on November 1, 2014:
So sorry for your loss . Thinking of you and send prayers your way.
Jennifer Hensley Landry left a message on November 1, 2014:
Why was no mention made of Ruth's other husband (s)?
Rhonda Martinez left a message on October 31, 2014:
Sorry for your loss, she was a wonderful woman, she will be missed greatly. Rhonda Martinez Sally Derryberry
Bob YanceyBob & Linda Yancey left a message on October 31, 2014:
Sorry for your loss
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Pamela Felix left a message on October 31, 2014:
I meet Ruth when I was 16. My grandmother took me to her prayer meeting and during that whole week I believed a lie that God didn't love me and that He would never forgive me of my sins. I thought that I committed some kind of unpardonable sin. Ruth gave me a message from God that day that changed my life forever. At the end of the prayer meeting I went up for prayer. I didn't share with anyone what I was going though. I just asked for prayer for healing. I not only got healed during the prayer but she gave me a message that lifted a very heavy burden off my shoulders. This is the message she gave me from God. "My little child, if you sinned against Me, I forgive you and I love you and I know that you love Me even though you have doubts about Me. I am not a mean God but a loving God who does not punish people for their doubts." There was a lot more to the message then that but the message was what I needed to hear that day. From that day forward God become very real in my life. And Ruth and I became best friends. She has been like a spiritual mother and grandmother to me and each phone call and each letter was always encouragement and love. She has been a real angel to me and I will miss her a lot. But I know she is in a better place and some day we all will see her again. My prayers are with her family Jane, Jill, and Joyce and grand children and great grandchildren.
Becky Haven Helmick left a message on October 31, 2014:
Pastor Ruth was many things to me over the forty years that I have known her, a pastor, a friend, and a spiritual and personal family really. She always gave more than she got in return. To her family I want to share my deepest sympathies......your loss is heavens gain. She will always be remembered by me as a woman of strong character, great wisdom, many skills, and great compassion. I will miss her profound influence on my life over the years.
Carola Rush left a message on October 31, 2014:
Dear Joyce and family I just wanted to let you all know how much I loved your mom. I always called her Mrs. Crum and was the best landlord I"ve ever had.I enjoyed everything about her and really enjoyed our talks. May God Bless You and your family. Love the Rush Family
Lisa Rush left a message on October 30, 2014:
Pastor Ruth Stotler was more than an angel. She has been a blessing to me just knowing her. I grew to care for her very much as a friend and pastor. She helped guide me in my personal relationship and gave me great advice to live on for the rest of my life. The thing I liked about her the most is that she was so easy to talk to and she never judged you no matter who you are or where you come from. She was a kind friend, one of God's angels, and she is one of the best people I knew. She always uplifted me when I spoke to her and she always told me to just pray and take it to God. I got to spend one of her last days with her and I will be forever be grateful for that. She will forever live on in my heart and to her family, how lucky you all were to have her as family. Wishing you a lifetime of blessings and love! Lisa Rush & Dale K.
Mack and Carol Kerns left a message on October 30, 2014:
Pastor Ruth was truly an Angel to so many. We loved her so much and will always miss her. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with the family.
Debroah Firewalker-Fields left a message on October 30, 2014:
I will miss u greatly Pastor Ruth. You have done alot for me and my family. you baptized me u have watched me grow over the years. you are very dear to my heart and will never ever ever b forgotten. you also married me as well..your are were an amazing women..nothing u couldnt do or handle. anytime someone needed something u were always there..may rest in peace..
Christopher Allen Lake left a message on October 30, 2014:
Pastor Ruth wasnt Pastor Ruth to me. she was Mama Ruth... just sitting down yesterday, i found me writing these words down :) You’re with Jesus: You’re with Jesus now smiling we can see Also with the angels finally free Up in heaven with mansions bright With your Savior and Lord in your sight With all the others who have left before Smiling and Hugging as you walked through heaven’s door Singing praises to the one true king. Part of the heavenly choir in which now you sing The race is over in which you won! So now go and claim your prize to be with the Son. Watching down on those you love As we share many memories, to many to speak of. Rest easy mama Ruth, and be free Because you’re with Jesus Up In heaven where you want to be. I Love you Mama Ruth See Ya Soon.
Pastor Brian Hawkins left a message on October 30, 2014:
To the family of Pastor Ruth, We would like to express our deepest sympathy and prayers over this huge loss in your life. Pastor Ruth was truly a lady who will forever be remembered for her love, compassion, and dedication to the gospel of Jesus Christ. She opened her home to all, and her hugs were often then thing that can help people get through their days. She was truly an amazing woman who will be missed by all of us. The hope we have is that we will see her again. She is in the arms of Jesus and in her home with all her friends and family that have gone on before her. You, her family, are in our prayers, and we truly love our dear Pastor Ruth. From: The Hawkins Family Thomas and Janet Hawkins Pastor Brian J. Hawkins Tommy and LeeAnn Hawkins
Lynda Poe left a message on November 5, 2014:
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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