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Lena Ruth Lee Jones
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1908
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1957
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Ruth was born October 19, 1908 in Stroud, Alabama. She passed away November 27, 1957 after having surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 49 years old. At the time of her death, she and her husband and daughter were living on Stillwood Drive in Atlanta. Ruth was gifted both in art and in playing the piano by ear. She enjoyed cooking and gardening, and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In 1928, Ruth married James Nelson Jones in Standing Rock, Alabama at the home of her parents. He was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jones who lived near Roanoke, Alabama. They lived in Roanoke before moving to Atlanta where Mr. Jones started a business in automobile repairs. He and his son Nelson Jr. owned Houston Garage for over 40 years, and he passed away at the age of 76 on January 4, 1985. They are survived by their two children, James Nelson Jones, Jr. of Suwanee, Ga and Beverly Jones Wilde of Macon. Nelson Jr. and his wife Beverly Ann Steele Jones have three children: Carol Elaine Moore, Nelson Gregory Jones, and Richard Wayne Jones. Beverly married Richard Neal Wilde and they have two children: Donna Elizabeth Jones and Michael Nelson Wilde. There are ten great grandchildren and one sister, Catherine Lee Brown (husband was the late Rev. Vernon Brown) of Five Points, Al., and several nieces and nephew.
Family links: 
  Milton C. Lee (1883 - 1960)
  Annie Samantha Coleman Lee (1885 - 1973)
  James Nelson Jones (1909 - 1985)*
  Lena Ruth Lee Jones (1908 - 1957)
  Hiram Francis Lee (1910 - 1970)*
  Bernice Lee Thomas (1912 - 2004)*
  Milton C. Lee (1916 - 1965)*
  Catherine Lee Brown (1920 - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
Westview Cemetery
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 41 Lot 231
Created by: Charles Mansfield Thomas...
Record added: Jan 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83502151
Lena Ruth <i>Lee</i> Jones
Added by: Charles Mansfield Thomas IV
Lena Ruth <i>Lee</i> Jones
Added by: Charles Mansfield Thomas IV
Lena Ruth <i>Lee</i> Jones
Added by: Charles Mansfield Thomas IV
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