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Ruth Lynch Sims Cole

  • Birth 18 May 1917 Danville City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 3 Nov 2004 Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 103146901

RALEIGH, N.C. - Ruth Sims Lynch Cole, 87, of Raleigh, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

She was born in Danville, Va., the daughter of Callie Reid Sims Strader and Dixon M. Sims.

Those left to cherish her memories are a daughter, Sarah L. Wilson and son-in-law, Michael of Raleigh, N.C.; a granddaughter, Susan W. Boydoh and husband, Robert; two great-grandchildren, Jack and Frances Boydoh of Greensboro, N.C.; also one stepdaughter, Nettie B. Harrell of Jarrett, Va.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Johnson L. Lynch and Robert H. Cole and daughter, Marion R. Lynch.

Ruth was employed as a dedicated nurse who lived her life in service to others. She received her nursing education at Danville Memorial Hospital and the University of Virginia. After college she remained at the University of Virginia hospital until her move to Raleigh, where she continued her nursing career at Raleigh Community Hospital.

A graveside service will be conducted at Schoolfield Cemetery in Danville on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2:00 p.m.

Arrangements by Townes Funeral Home.
Published in Danville and Rockingham County from November 4 to November 5, 2004


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  • Created by: larry eanes
  • Added: 5 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103146901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Lynch Sims Cole (18 May 1917–3 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103146901, citing Schoolfield Cemetery, Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by larry eanes (contributor 47362460) .