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Ruth Wills

   Ruth A. Wills, age 88, died April 25, 2019 peacefully at home, surrounded by her three daughters.

   Ruth was born September 26, 1930 to O.W. and Leatha (Cole) Lawrence and lived in the Webster Community most of her life.

   Ruth graduated from Richmond High School in 1948.  Ruth worked as the Secretary for Whitewater Elementary School before moving on to become Treasurer of Northeastern Wayne School Corp, retiring in 1995 after 28 years of service.

   Ruth was a member of the Webster United Methodist Church, Fountain City Chapter #552 Order of the Eastern Star, Webster Activities Club and Northeastern Senior Center.

   Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Charles (C.A.) Wills, whom she married December 10, 1976, and her parents, one nephew and her sister, Patricia Ramey.

   Ruth is survived by her three daughters, Rebecca Brown (Russell), Tammy Spears (Bryan) and Diana Burns (Kenneth); eight Grand Children, Stacy Huffman (Josh), Michelle Lozano (Junior), Patrick Brown (Hilary), Brooke Brown, Todd Burns (Shelby), Chris Burns, Amy Smith (Matt) and Amber Reece (Dustin);  sixteen Great Grandchildren- Daisee, Allison, Ulises, Melina, Taylor, Caleb, Logan, Cody, Ellie, Josiah, Jeremiah, Jayealeigh, Lorelei, Austin, Brayden & Colton.

   Ruth also had special friends that she leaves behind, Cindy Farmer and Jerry and MaryLee Wright.

   Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 29 at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Webster Cemetery.

   Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at the funeral home.

   Memorial Contributions may be made to the Webster United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.


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Tammy and Family,
I will always have many fond memories of you and your mother in our Eastern days prior to her inability to come due to her health. We miss you both in our chapter.
Love and many Blessings.
Gail (Dimett) and Joseph Riggs

Gail D Riggs May 1 2019 12:00 AM

Becky,Tammy, Diana,
Thinking of you during this time of loss.
Your mom was so sweet and kind.
I remember her so fondly.
Blessings to you.

Julie Hubbell Jackson May 1 2019 12:00 AM

A Forest Fresh was sent on April 28, 2019

Ruth was a wonderful Lady and the true definition of a Woman. Billie Jo Toney

Expression of Sympathy Apr 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Wills

Ruth jackson Apr 28 2019 12:00 AM

Diana, so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. I never got to know her but I know she had to be a great person because she was your Mom. I wish I could have had the chance to say Thank You for giving Me such a good Friend in you !! Our heart and prayers go out to You and your whole Family during this difficult time. And may God Bless You All and help to heal your hearts! And always remember our loved one always live on in Our Hearts!!

Dee & Joe Brewer & Family Apr 27 2019 12:00 AM

A Deluxe Basket Garden was ordered on April 26, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 26 2019 12:00 AM

Becky, Diana and Tammy - I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I remember her smiling face during our high school years and always enjoyed her company. Prayers to each of your families. Debbie Stratton Hopkins.

Debbie Hopkins Apr 26 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you all.

Mike and Sandy Reynolds Apr 25 2019 12:00 AM