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Ruth Marie Landis Destine Myers

May 15, 1939 July 14, 2019
Ruth Marie Landis Destine Myers
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SEVERN, NORTH CAROLINA

RUTH MARIE LANDIS DERSTINE MYERS, 80. of Severn, passed away peacefully at home on July 14, 2019 after being diagnosed with Cancer in January, 2019. God gave her these last 6 months and she was cared for by her family at home until her death on July 14, 2019.
Ruth was born May 15, 1939 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania to the late Edgar M. and Anna Mary (Moyer) Landis. She married Roy Gehman Derstine on May 30, 1959 and they were blessed with 14 children. Roy died August 30, 2003 from ill health. Ruth remarried on August 11, 2006 to John Myers.
She will be greatly missed and is survived by her loving husband, John A. Myers of Severn and her 14 children, Titus Derstine and wife, Katherine, of Gleason, Wisconsin, Martha Weber and husband, Nelson, of Edgar, Wisconsin, Carrie Kropf and husband, Verton, of Oconto, Wisconsin, Clayton Derstine and wife, Sonya of Canby, California, Reuban Derstine and wife, Jean, of East Berlin, Pennsylvania, Hubert Derstein of Emienton, Pennsylvania, Melvin Derstein and wife, Elva, of Island, South Dakota, Ezra Derstein of Emienton, Pennsylvania. Jacob Derstein and wife, Conita of Buffalo, Missouri, Benjamin Destine and wife, Debra, of Kokomo, Mississippi, Edith Eberly and husband, David, of Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia, Beulah Musser and husband, Matthew, of Shippenville, Pennsylvania, Abram Derstein and wife, Annette Marie of Carpenter, Wyoming, Warren Derstein and wife, Amy, of Pueblo, Colorado; 92 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren, 7 step-children, 47 step grandchildren; and 106 step great grandchildren. Also, surviving her are 3 brothers and 4 sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, 1 infant brother, and 1 grandchild.
Ruth gave her heart to the Lord at 19 years of age and faithfully served the Lord all her years. She was a member of Severn Mennonite Church at the time of her death.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 P.M. and 6 to 8 P.M. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Severn, Mennonite Church, 3983 Severn Road, Severn, NC 27877. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Nebo Baptist Church, 10555 US 258, Murfreesboro, NC 27855. Burial will follow at Severn Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Bridgers Funeral Home, Inc, in Conway is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.bridgersfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

17

Jul

3:00 PM 7/17/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/17/2019 5:00:00 PM
Severn Mennonite Church

3983 Severn Road
Severn, NC 27877

Severn Mennonite Church
3983 Severn Road Severn 27877 NC
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

17

Jul

6:00 PM 7/17/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/17/2019 8:00:00 PM
Severn Mennonite Church

3983 Severn Road
Severn, NC 27877

Severn Mennonite Church
3983 Severn Road Severn 27877 NC
United States

Service

Thursday

18

Jul

10:00 AM 7/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Nebo Baptist Church

10555 US 258
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

Nebo Baptist Church
10555 US 258 Murfreesboro 27855 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Severn Mennonite Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

3983 Severn Road
Severn, NC 27877

3983 Severn Road Severn 27877 NC
United States
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