Ruth Naomi (Pryor) Kline, 92

August 12, 2010

JUNE 13, 1918-AUG. 10, 2010

SMITHSBURG, Md. - Ruth Naomi (Pryor) Kline, 92, of Loy Wolfe Road, Smithsburg, Md., passed away Tuesday Aug. 10, 2010, at The Village at Robinwood of Hagerstown, Md.

Born June 13, 1918, in Wolfsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Theophilus Calvin and Rosa Mae (Kline) Pryor.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Martin Curtis Kline, Oct. 18, 2004. They were married June 6, 1936.


She attended Sensenbaugh School in Wolfsville and Middletown schools.

She was employed by Doubleday Book Co. of Smithsburg, Newberry's Department Store of Waynesboro, Pa., and Waynesboro Knitting Mill.

She attended Maranatha Brethren Church of Hagerstown.

She is survived by son, Eugene Martin Kline Sr. and wife Jane of Smithsburg; daughters, Dorothy J. Kline of Williamsport, Md., and Carolyn R. Kline Ecker of Boyds, Md.; grandchildren, Eugene M. Kline Jr., John D. Kline Sr. and Karen M. Munson, all of Smithsburg, and Mark D. Kline of Hagerstown; seven great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; five stepgreat-great-grandchildren.; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Ina Bumbaugh, Susan Earley, Mary Beans, Lillie Delauter, Nettie Woodring, Mae Kline and Vera Willard; brothers, Edgar Pryor, Harry Pryor, Albert Pryor, Maurice Pryor and Calvin Pryor; a granddaughter, Laura Ruth Kline; and son-in-law, Ralph G. Ecker.

Services will be Saturday Aug. 14, 2010, at 1 p.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, with Pastor Dwight Morgan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mark's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Wolfsville.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Maranatha Brethren Church, 19835 Scott Hill Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740; The Village at Robinwood, 19800 Tranquility Circle, Hagerstown, MD 21740; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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