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Ruth Moore Ashworth / July 21, 2020

Ruth Moore Ashworth, age 88, of Chase City, died Thursday, July 16, 2020. She was born Feb. 28, 1932 in Mecklenburg County, and was the daughter of the late William Fleming Moore and the late Mary “Eunice” Carter Moore. Ruth was a farmer and a member of Concord Baptist Church. 

Ruth is survived by her daughter-in-law, Diane Austin Ashworth, two grandsons, Norman “Chad” Ashworth and wife, Jennifer and Joseph “Tyler” Ashworth and fiancé, Danielle Fox; two great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Ashworth and Wyatt Ashworth; brother, Watt Moore and wife, Diane; sister-in-law, Rebecca Moore; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Ward Ashworth Jr.; son, Norman Willie “Tinker” Ashworth III; and brother, Gilbert Moore. 

Visitation was held Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m.-noon., at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home. Graveside services followed at 12:30 p.m., at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to Concord Baptist Church, 11650 Highway Forty Seven, Chase City, VA 23924.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. 

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