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Virginia Lea Ruble SokolVirginia Lea Ruble Sokol, 58, of Fountain City, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 3, in the presence of her loving family.
She was born on April 24, 1959 in Winchester, Indiana to Joseph R. and Ruby Ethel Necessary Ruble. She graduated from Northeastern High School in 1977.
Lea worked at Northeastern High School from 1997-2007. She later worked as a registrar in outpatient imaging at Reid Health and just recently received her 10-year service pin. Lea attended Fountain City Wesleyan Church and always carried a strong faith in God. She enjoyed being a softball mom to her girls, shopping, tending her flower gardens, remodeling her house constantly and the companionship of her Chihuahuas, Juanita, Pedro, Tequila and Rosalita.
Lea will be missed by her husband of 33 years, Steve Sokol, whom she married on July 28, 1984; daughters, Olivia Parker and her husband, Spencer; Stephanie Sokol; son, Quinton Allen and his wife, Emily; grandchildren, Ella James Allen, Sam Michael Allen and Haisley Pearl Parker, due in June 2018; sisters, Priscilla Klosterman, Jeanette Railsback and her husband, Paul; brother, Bill Ruble; brother-in-law, Bob Woodard; and several nieces and nephews.
Lea was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Nash Plankenhorn; sister, Vickie Jo Gray-Woodard; and brothers-in-law, Jim Klosterman and Daryl Gray.
Pastor Steve Mathews will conduct a funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are encouraged for the Fountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 US 27 North, Richmond, IN 47374.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com .
Sending you our deepest sympathy for such a great loss. Your family has been through so much recently...remember to lean on Jesus and He will give you all that you need to carry on. Prayers for your family
Orrill family Apr 7 2018 12:00 AM
My sincere condolences to the Family. Lea and I shared so may conversations from her Fox Valley apartment window while baby Quinton was sleeping because opening the door would wake him up. We have had laughs and tears from so many years ago. My heart hurts for vacant place you will be leaving.. Knowing God will guide and comfort all those that love you. You will hold a special place in every ones heart. - You touched my life so many years ago just as I am sure you touched so many more. Sing and worship with Jesus, watch over your children and they will feel your spirit with them always.
Dawn (Mims) Armstrong Apr 6 2018 12:00 AM
We both knew Lea through working in Radiology at the hospital. What a special, special person! Heaven will be sweeter with her presence there. She will be sadly missed by MANY people.
Bernie and Mary Thomasson
Bernie & Mary Thomasson Apr 6 2018 12:00 AM
We are so very sorry for you & family. Please accept our sincere sympathy.
Steve & Deb Ford Apr 6 2018 12:00 AM
GARDEN PATH was sent by the McGuires, the Nickels and Steve.
Steve Dice Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM
Dear Bill and Fam. I am so sorry for the loss of your little sister. My heart breaks for you. You have my deepest sympathies.
Sheila Goddard Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM
I can't even put into words how sadly I feel for you all. I knew her as Mrs. Sokol for as long as I can remember. It was nice seeing her as a mom and person outside of school when I got close to Livie & Steph. She was so proud of you girls. I envied your close relationships. I can imagine how hard this is for you all after everything your family has gone through this past year, both good & bad. I am so sorry we can not physically be there to say our goodbyes and offer a hug, but please know, we love you all and are so sorry for your loss.
Kelsey Routson Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM
INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent by Sue Sebree.
Love and prayers to you all. Psalm 116:15 Sue Sebree
Linda Sebree Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM
We are so sorry to hear of your loss! She is in a much better place and will be with you always. We will continue to pray for you guys in during your terrible time.
Patia and Tim Meismer Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM
A GARDEN PATH was sent by The Prifogle Family .
So sorry for your loss. Love, The Prifogle Family
Lauren Prifogle Apr 5 2018 12:00 AM