Ruth Mary Jackson of Fort Gay
Ruth Mary Jackson, “Granny Ruth”, 92, of Fort Gay, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 21, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne with Pastor Tom Kitts & Brother Sid Wilson Jr. officiating. Burial followed at Thompson Cemetery, Genoa. Ruth was born on May 7, 1920, to the late Elmer E. Jackson and Carrie Angeline Hill Jackson. She was a devout Christian for 73 years and was a member of Rush Branch Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Willie Jackson, son Ernest Jackson, two daughters Ada and Wanda Jackson, two sisters Louise Knight and Florence Smith, six brothers Theodore, Luther and Roscoe Knight and Carlos, William and Loranzo Jackson, two grandsons and one great grandson. Surviving is her four daughters Carrie Lee Young of Genoa, WV, Judy Cavins (Ronald) of Fort Gay,WV, Donna Adkins (Roger) of Kitts Hill, Ohio, Loretta Wilmoth (Steve) of New Port Richey, Florida, son Willie Jackson, Jr. (Vicki) of Fort Gay, WV, daughter –in-law Bessie Jackson of Massilon, Ohio, 25 Foster Children, 17 Grandchildren, 37 Great Grandchildren, 31 Great-Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.