Frances Ruth (Vaughan) Sage

Born: Sun., Dec. 9, 1923
Died: Fri., Mar. 1, 2019


1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 03, 2019
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Mar. 03, 2019
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

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Frances Ruth Vaughan Sage, age 95 of Pulaski, died early Friday morning,

March 1, 2019 at Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie.  She was born on

December 9, 1923 and was the daughter of the late Dorothy Grubb

Vaughan and Robert L Vaughan. In addition to her parents, she was

preceded in death by her devoted husband of over 60 years, James M.

“Jack” Sage, a daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Sage  Jennings Busteed, six sisters

And three brothers.  She is survived by her son, Stephen R. Sage (Vickie) of

Rural Retreat, her daughter, Margaret S. Guy (Mike) of Marion, and

brother, Dr. George B. Vaughan (Peggy) of Charlottesville.  She is also

survived by six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces

and nephews.  She was a graduate of Fries High School and was last

employed by Belk Co. in Pulaski. Funeral services will be Sunday, March

3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Pulaski.

 Interment will follow at Thornspring Cemetery. The family will receive

friends at Trinity United Methodist Church on Sunday from 1:30 until 3:00

p.m.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to

Trinity United Methodist Church, 528 Fifth Street, S E, Pulaski, or Fries

United Methodist Church, 629 Church St., Fries, VA 24330. 


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Kelly Schrader
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Prayers for the family in their loss.

mike snavely
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Dear Mrs. Sage;s family, So sorry for your loss...She will be missed...our thoughts & prayers, with sympathy, teresa & mike...

Anita Alley
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
Dear Margaret and all the Sage family, I am sending my most sincere condolences to each of you. Your mom was such lady and a real character! I am happy our paths crossed. Hugs and prayers for you. Love, Nita

Lisa Rine
   Posted Mon March 04, 2019
Margaret, Stephen & Family,
Sorry to hear about Aunt Ruth. We all loved her so much and have so many happy memories at her and Uncle Jack's home. Yall are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless!
Lisa & Scott

Judy Tewksbury
   Posted Mon March 04, 2019
Our condolences to the family. Mrs. Sage worked with my Mom Edith Kelly at Parks Belk in Pulaski. They were great pals, and Mrs. Sage sold us all of the ladies clothes. She was delightful and I have many good memories from that time.


Judy Kelly Tewksbury
Edith Kelly

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