Ruth Jane Moore Eggleton, 89, of New Holland, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 12:12 a.m. at her residence.  She had been in failing health.

She was born September 6, 1930, to James Lemuel and Laura Mae McClain Moore in Scott Depot, WV where she lived most of her life before moving to the New Holland community in1965.

Ruth was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  She spent much of her life assisting her husband as partner on their farms; doing yardwork; planting gardens and raising her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was loved by all who knew her, and will be dearly missed.

On September 11, 1947, she married Charles Clifton (Sam) Eggleton.  He preceded her in death on February 9, 2015.  She was also preceded by five brothers, Earl, Don, Arley, Claude and Charles Moore and two sisters, Cora Dozier and Mable Perry and two grandchildren, Lori Petitt and Keith Eggleton.

Mrs. Eggleton is survived by four children, Larry (Susan) Eggleton, David (Brenda) Eggleton, Terry Diana Eggleton and Rita (Buck) Caulley, all of Washington Court House; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Wayne (Karen) Moore of Winfield, WV and Frank Moore, of Parkersburg, WV; a sister Barbara (Paul) Finley of Huntington, WV and a sister-in-law, Kitty Moore of Winfield.

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, a private graveside service will be held for family at New Holland Cemetery. Officiated by Rev. Larry Doss, minister at the New Holland Church of Christ in Christian Union.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Avenue Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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  • Cathy McConkey says:

    Diane may God be with you at this Dad time. You have my deepest sympathy . Take care of yourself and know your loved one is going to a much better place of glory. Love and Prayers.
    Cathy McConkey

  • Debra Petry Burns says:

    Our prayers and condolences to everyone! In my father’s ( Billy Petry, son of Edith Eggleton Petry ) behalf we send all , love, peace and comfort! God Bless all of you!

  • Barbara Ruth Shrum says:

    RIP my dear friend, God will welcome you to his garden in heaven. I will cherish all the great memories we shared. Forever love!

  • sandy puckett gragg says:

    Sorry for your Great Loss of Ruth…She was the sweetest and nicest lady around…God Blessed her with a wonderful Family….May God bring you comfort during this time of sadness…My thoughts and prayers for her Family and Friends…