Ruth Valerie Price
RUTH VALERIE PRICE of Darlington, MD entered peacefully through Heaven’s Gate on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018 at the age of 90. Born, July 21, 1927 in Chilhowie, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late George Oscar Mays and Olive Wilhelmina (Inscor) Mays. Mrs. Price was married forty-seven years to the late Mark Curtis Price who died March 16, 1995.
Ruth was a long-standing and faithful member of Reformation Bible Church where she was actively involved in the ladies’ ministry for many years. She retired from the former Bata Shoe Company at Belcamp, MD in 1978.
Ruth Price is survived by:
Her son, Melvin Eugene Price, of Jacksonville, FL
Her daughter-in- law, Sharyn Max Price, of Baltimore, MD
Three grandchildren and three great grandchildren
Her sister-in-law, Linda Preston and husband, Phillip of Aberdeen, MD
Caregiver, Melvin Cantler, Jr. and her extensive church family who loved her dearly.
Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her son, Mark Samuel Price, two brothers: Harvey G. Mays and Roger L. Mays.
Services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Reformation Bible Church, 1736 Whiteford Road, Darlington, MD with a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. followed immediately with the funeral service. Her pastor, Reverend Dr. John E. McKnight will officiate.
Interment will be in Bel Air Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD on Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. Please gather at graveside for the committal.
In lieu of flowers, Ruth requested memorial contributions to Harford Christian School, 1736 Whiteford Road, Darlington, MD 21034.
Harkins Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints” Psalm 116:15