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George Washington Ruth
Birth: Feb. 22, 1921
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1993
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

George W. Ruth , son of Fred Lewis Ruth and Mishie Stevens Ruth , was born February 22 ,1922 . George's paternal grandparents were William C. Ruth and Mary Etta Davis Ruth , and his maternal grandparents were William Bennett Stevens and Nancy Thusybelle " Doll " Stevens . George's siblings were Ruby, Betty , John , Jim , Bob , Luna , Dow , Lewis , Hershel , William Ivan (Bill) , and Grover . On April 12 , 1940 George married Ollie Mae Estes . He served in the Navy in World War II . For 28 years he was employed by the Johnson Outboard Motor Company in Waukegan , Illinois . While living in Illinois , George and Mae raised their two children - Brenda and George. After he and his wife retired , they returned to Mississippi . He was a member of the Faith Assembly of God Church . On September 21 , 1993 after a battle with cancer he died in Tupelo , Mississippi at the North Mississippi Medical Center . He was survived by his wife Ollie Mae Estes Ruth ; his son George W. Ruth and his daughter Brenda Joyce Degler ; his grandchildren and great grandchildren ; his brothers : Bobby Ruth , Jim Ruth , Herschel Ruth , and John H. Ruth ; and his sisters Ruby Middleton and Betty Bourland . 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Lewis Ruth (1887 - 1959)
  Mishie Stevens Ruth (1895 - 1940)
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Grover Ruth (1907 - 1992)**
  Lewis Cleveland Ruth (1916 - 1984)*
  John Henry Ruth (1919 - 2010)*
  George Washington Ruth (1921 - 1993)
  Deward Hershel Ruth (1923 - 2012)*
  Luna Evelyn Ruth (1925 - 1930)*
  Dow Ernest Ruth (1927 - 1927)*
  Ruby Lee Ruth Middleton (1928 - 2008)*
  James Hershel Ruth (1931 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
GEORGE W. RUTH FEB. 22 , 1921 SEPT. 21 , 1993
 
Burial:
Lee Memorial Park
Verona
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Allen
Record added: May 29, 2013
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In memory of a U.S. Navy veteran of WW II
- Carolyn Allen
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