Vada Giles

Vada Ruth Lesure Giles, 91, of Buckhannon, passed away Dec. 18, 2012, in Holbrook on the Hill, after an extended illness with cancer.

Ruth spent most of her years farming on her parents’ or uncle’s farm outside of Buckhannon at Mt. Nebo or working at Moore Paper’s check printing center. Her last five years were spent on Dover Street in downtown Buckhannon.

Ruth was preceded in death by her father, John William Lesure; mother, Ada Debarr Lesure; husband, Robert L. Giles; and brother, Verlin W. Lesure.

She leaves behind daughter, Tawana Linger; granddaughter, Crystal Linger; and three great-grandsons, Benjamin Joseph Anderson, Sebastian Lee Anderson and Matthew Ray Kincaid.

A celebration of life service is being conducted at Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, with the Rev. Ralph Miller officiating. The church is about one mile north of Route 33 on Mt. Nebo Road. Stay on the main road and take a right at the stop sign as you get close to the church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.