Ruth M. Ruff

Apr 11, 2014

Loving Grandmother

HAZELWOOD — Mrs. Ruth McClure Ruff, 93, of Hazelwood, passed away April 10, 2014, at the Homestead. She was born in Haywood County to the late James and Eugenia Bolden McClure. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Earl Ruff; sisters, Julia Mae Scruggs, Lois Jones, Dorothy Williams; daughter, Janice Schulhofer, and her husband, James.

Mrs. Ruff worked in the cafeteria at Hazelwood Elementary School, Lea Industries and belonged to Faith United Methodist Church. Survivors include her sister, Sarah Morgan, of Tignal, Georgia; granddaughter, Angela Hawkins, and her husband, Steven, of Clyde; great-grandsons, Adam Lee Hawkins, and Katie Bland, James Aaron Hawkins, and his wife, Christina, and Andrew Jacob “AJ” Hawkins; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the chapel of Garrett Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to The Homestead or to the American Diabetes Association.

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