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Ruth Helen Myers

Ruth Helen Myers, 94, formerly of Fountain City, passed away Monday, October 7, at her daughter’s home in Bay Minette, Alabama.
   She was born June 30, 1919 in Randolph County, Indiana to Bert and Bessie Swain Bragg. She graduated from Spartanburg High School in 1938. She married Leondas Myers in 1941 and they shared 50 years together before his death on March 13, 1992.
   Mrs. Myers was a homemaker and seamstress who once worked at the former Hoosier Store. She worshiped nearly 60 years at the New Garden Friends Meeting and belonged to the Women’s Temperance Union. She enjoyed being hospitable to others, reading, sewing, gardening, canning, cooking and knitting. She leaves a legacy of spirituality to her family from the Godly life she lived.
   Mrs. Myers will be missed by her daughter, Jane Snell, of Bay Minette, AL; son, John Myers, of Syracuse, IN; 10 grandchildren 16 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Alice Bowen, of Richmond; one brother, James Bragg, of Parker City; and several nieces and nephews.
   Mrs. Myers was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Carolyn Beth Jones, in 2011; one son, Bill Myers, in 2010; one sister, Janice Thomas; and one brother, Evan Bragg.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted by John Myers at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in New Garden Cemetery.
   Family & friends may gather for visitation from 12-2 p.m. Sunday, October 13, at the funeral home.

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Dear Jane and John.  My prayers are with you today as you celebrate the going "home" of your beloved mother.  Ruth Helen was such a fine lady and true Christian.   She was so kind and such a fine mom to you both as well as Bill and Beth.  I know you will miss her terribly, but will take comfort in knowing she is NOW in the arms of Jesus.   God Bless you both and your entire family.

Sally Niewoehner Oct 13 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Jane and John,
   Sorry of the loss of your Mother, but Ruth Helen will always be in our hearts and all those memories of New Garden Friends.  She was my Mother's best friend!
   Just so glad you had her with you for so many years.  
   Sending our love and praying for comfort for you.
Love, Danny and Ruth Ann Fouse

Ruth Ann (McDonald) Fouse Oct 11 2013 12:00 AM

To the family of Ruth Myers,

My deepest sympathies in the passing of your loved one.  She was a very dear and sweet woman.  I knew Ruth only through my aunt, Joyce McDonald.  Ruth did sewing for me and the last clothes that she made for me was 29 years ago, and it was maternity dresses.  I was just talking with my aunt about Ruth in August.  Again I am sorry for your loss.

Sincerely,
Becky (Hill) Zornes
Seattle, WA

Becky (Hill) Zornes Oct 10 2013 12:00 AM

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