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Ruth Alice Wilson, 87, Russell Co., KY (1929-2016)

She was a medical technician and a member of Russell Springs First Nazarene Church. She was a native of Tipton County, IN, and a resident of Bartow County, GA, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Leon & Irene Heagy VanHorn and the widow of Raymond Wilson. She leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Ruth Alice Wilson, 87, of Adairsville, GA (formerly of Russell Co) died Monday, August 8, 2016 at the Floyd Memorial Center in Rome, Georgia.

There will be a funeral service for Ruth Alice Wilson at 1pmCT, Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Nick Armstrong officiating. Visitation will be after 11amCT, Friday. Interment will be in the Humble Cemetery.

Ruth Alice Wilson, 87, Russell Co., KY (1929-2016)

She was born January 20, 1929 in Tipton, Tipton County, IN. She was the daughter of late Leon & Irene Heagy VanHorn. She died Monday, August 8, 2016, in Rome, Floyd County, GA, at the age of 87 years, six months, and 19 days.

She was a medical technician and a member of Russell Springs First Nazarene Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Wilson; a brother, Paul VanHorn; and a sister, Vera Castor.

Survivors include:
  • Two children: Georgia Ann Toms Smith, Adairsville, GA; and Cheryl Lynn Caldwell, Albany, IN

  • Four grandchildren

  • Eight great grandchildren

  • Four sisters: Betty Webb, Alexandria, IN; Joan Kuczynski, Taylor, MI; Marilyn Troth, Anderson, IN; and Shirley Bunnell, Pleasant Hill, MO

  • One brother: Phillip VanHorn, Anderson, IN
Send condolences to the family of Ruth Alice Wilson

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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