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Ruth Harper Acton
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1920
Death: Sep. 17, 2006
Decatur
Morgan County
Alabama, USA

Ruth Harper Acton, 85, died Sunday, September 17, 2006 at Summerford Nursing Home in Falkville, Ala. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. Saturday till the 11 a.m. funeral service. Burial will follow in Elliottsville Cemetery in Alabaster, Ala. Rev. Tom Hammett will officiate. Rockco Funeral Home Chapel in Montevallo, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Acton was a Shelby County, Ala. native. She taught school at Chelsea Elementary School until retirement.

She is survived by her 9 children, Ellen Ruth Smith (Bobby), Roddy Cahoon (Frankie) Ken Acton (Janiece), Beth Acton, Gene Acton (Lil), Ty Acton (Martha), Wade Acton (Jennie), Don Acton (Mary), and Larry Acton (Rose); sister, Ruby Nell Kendrick of Hooker, Ala.; brother, Tom Harper of Birmingham, Ala.;41 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Acton's grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862 or Alabama Baptist Children's Homes, P.O. Box 1805, Decatur, AL 35601.

Published in Clarion Ledger on September 21, 2006 
 
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 Spouse:
  Armon Clarence Acton (1906 - 1982)
 
Burial:
Elliottsville Cemetery
Alabaster
Shelby County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Ison
Record added: Sep 21, 2006
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Ruth <i>Harper</i> Acton
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