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 Ruth B <I>Boulware</I> Burgess

Ruth B Boulware Burgess

Birth
Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 24 Jun 2012 (aged 90)
Jonesville, Yadkin County, North Carolina, USA
Burial State Road, Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 92765081 · View Source
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Ruth B. Burgess was granted her angel wings on June 24, 2012. She was born on July 25, 1921, and lived a full and vibrant life for over 90 years. Her life began in Wadesboro, N.C. where she was born to Blanche Boulware. Later the family moved to Winston-Salem N.C. where Ruth lost her mother and was charged with taking care of her little brother at a young age. Ruth was married to Samuel J. Burgess and later moved to Jonesville, NC, where she raised her family and began to build enduring relationships in the community. Throughout her life, Ruth exemplified a strong work ethic, commitment to family and helping others, and an unwavering belief in honesty. She was truly a woman of integrity! Ruth ‘Goonie' Burgess was a faithful member of Anna Jarvis United Methodist Church in Jonesville. Mrs. Burgess dedicated many years of her life employed in the medical housekeeping industry at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital and Elkin Health Care, actively until the age of 88. She loved reading the daily newspaper, watching ‘public television', and socializing with family and friends. She leaves to celebrate her life four children: Rudie Lamar Boulware and Cathalean, and daughters Susan Porter(Ollie Gray)deceased, Gail Davidson, and Dora Maxine Davis(Michael) deceased. Additionally, Ruth was blessed with nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, brother; Prince Edward Boulware; her aunts, uncles, and a granddaughter, Michelle Edwards. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 30 at 1:30 pm at Jonesville First United Methodist Church in Jonesville, burial will follow at the Crestwood Memorial Gardens State Road, NC. Remains will be placed in the church at 12noon for viewing prior to family viewing. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 1:30 prior to the funeral service. Spencer Funeral Directors, Mount Airy, NC are in charge of all services and arrangements.


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  • Created by: Rev. Dr. Nelson A L Weller
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92765081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth B Boulware Burgess (25 Jul 1921–24 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92765081, citing Crestwood Memorial Gardens, State Road, Surry County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Rev. Dr. Nelson A L Weller (contributor 47136984) .