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Obituary for Rita Gail Stump

Rita Gail Stump, age 65, of Cleveland, Virginia, passed away Tuesday (October 6, 2020) in a Bristol, Tennessee hospital. Born November 17, 1954 in Lebanon, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Dorothy Vivian Ray. She enjoyed going to church and was a member of Sullivan Branch Pentecostal Holiness Church.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Stump.
Survivors include three children, Ed Stump of Knoxville, Tennessee, Crystal Chaffin and husband, R.J. of Cleveland, Virginia, and Jennifer Stump of Honaker; four grandchildren, special grandson, Xavier Chaffin and wife, Bridget, Kendra Smith and husband, Evan, Chandra Hale, and Olivia Hale; four great-grandchildren, Hunter Chaffin, Ella Chaffin, Onalee Smith, and Everly Chaffin; two siblings, Darrell Ray and wife, Bonnie of Lebanon and Gary Ray of Bristol; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia, with Rev. Jeff Tiller and Rev. Keith Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Xavier Chaffin, Evan Smith, Wayne Harris, Josh Harris, Dalton “Darnell” Coleman, and Robert “R.J.” Chaffin.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Friday.
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