Elma Ruth Row, 93, a former resident of West Lanham Hills, Md., and recently a resident of Belington, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 11, 2014, in Davis Medical Center in Elkins.
She was born Sept. 30, 1920, at Shinnston, a daughter of the late Stephen W. Johnson and Olive Esther Stiles.
She was married to Bronson Alva Row, who preceded her in death in 1985.
She is survived by two sons, James Row and wife, Cissy, of Belington and Michael Row and wife, Sharon, of Elkins; one daughter, Lynn Brewer and husband, Mark, of Belington; one sister, Doris Duncil of Wheeling; and 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were one son, Jeffrey Row; three brothers, James Johnson, Stephen Johnson Jr. and Walter Johnson; and one grandchild, Sabrina Row.
Elma had worked at the Seven Up Bottling Co. in Washington, D.C., as an accounts receivable manager for many years.
Friends may call from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. Interment will follow in Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, Md., at a later date.
Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Elma Ruth Row. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.