Ruth Lee Drummond, 97, wife of the late Frank Drummond, of Parksley, passed away on July 13, 2019 at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on December 20, 1921 in Bloxom, VA, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Hall and Hallie Bloxom Hall. She worked for many years at the previous Parksley Drug Store and attended both Union and Island Baptist Church.

Ruth Lee is survived by her daughter, Ruth Ann Nickerson of Parksley; a son Jerry Parks of Parksley; and a step-daughter, Brenda Peffer of New Church.

Other than her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Hall; a sister, Virginia Wessells Onley; and a special sister-in-law, Irene Christensen Hall.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 17th at 2:00 PM from the Thornton Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Layne officiating. Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, VA.

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