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Ruth Elizabeth Martin Harper

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Burial Cassandra, Walker County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 149686679 · View Source
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Ruth Elizabeth Martin Hendricks Harper age 87, of LaFayette, GA went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday – July 21, 2015.

She was born in Augusta, Georgia to the late Frank J. and Ada Viola Maroney Martin. She had resided the last forty five years in LaFayette, Georgia where she was a member of Second Baptist Church. Ruth was one of the first married women to be accepted into LPN school and was a graduate of Grady Hospital’s first class of Licensed Nurse Practitioners. She worked and cared for others at Shepherd Hills Nursing Home for over twenty five years.
After retiring, she volunteered with Hutcheson Hospice for several years. She enjoyed being a Cub Scout Den Mother for her sons and Relic Hunting with them as well. She also enjoyed sewing, cross stitching and most of all caring for others. She was a member of the Constructors for Christ Team and traveled with them to many projects.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husbands: Thomas F. Hendricks, Gerald Harper, sister: Mary Ellen Martin Nash and a brother: James O. “Bud” Martin.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Friday from noon until the service. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm – Friday – July 24, 2015 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Mike Peterson officiating. Burial will follow at Coulter Cemetery, Kensington, GA.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel.




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  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
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