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Celebrating the life of
Ruth G. Wilson
Passed away on July 27, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
No services are scheduled at this time.

Cliff and family, My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God pour down special blessings on you and your family during your time of bereavement. With much love always, Tina Brown

Tina Brown, Port Wentworth, GA

Margaret, Cliff and Kathy, please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. More than forty years have passed since I last saw Ruth--and the three of you. She taught me an important lesson during our days in Halcyon Bluff and it was an old friend from there who mentioned her passing. I hope she had a soft landing.

Walt Campbell, Durham, NC

Margaret Ann and family, I know your heart is breaking, just as mine did when I lost my dear mother in 2010. Your Mom and I always had a special relationship, from the time we met at Jacob G. Smith to the later friendship she shared with my Mama and her and I sending Christmas cards to one another every year. Remember the good times and know that you will see her again. Love to you and your family. Diane

Diane Deal Smith, Savannah, Ga

A lovely lady and long-time Isle of Hope legend. ! I remember when my mother, Carolyn Solana, sold the house to your parents! Everyone was so excited. Miss Ruth and Cliff , were the best of the best generation. You have a wonderful heritage.

Debbie Solana Rauers, Savannah, Ga

Dear Wilson Family: I loved Ruth, one of the most cheerful, enthusiastic, and energetic persons I have ever known. She was not only Johnathan's grandmother, Margaret's Mom, but a true friend to me when I served in various capacities at the Garden Center and SACGC. Her wise counsel and commitment to Savannah's history, and her loyalty to her volunteer jobs, was profound.How our community will miss this lovely lady!!!!Helen Marshall

Helen Marshall, Savannah, Ga

Through the years, I have so many happy memories of Ruth and your family! She was truly someone who lived life to the fullest and always enjoyed people, especially her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She never seemed to meet a stranger. I loved her and will miss her. Blessings to all of Ruth's family!

Deborah Hargroves Staab, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. At 1 Corinthians 15:26, God promises,"The last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing." Jesus also assures us "all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out ( John 5:28, 29 )". May this bring you a measure of comfort in your time of grief.

B.B, , Ga

I'm sorry to hear the news of Nam's passing. I remember all of times with her in Savannah growing up. She is part of so many bright memories of my childhood. Sending you all lots of love and well wishes during this difficult time. Love you all very much! Love, Morgan (and Darren)

Morgan Childers , Sydney, Australia

I am sorry for your loss, I to have felt the same way when my loved one died but a scripture that has helped me to cope is john 11:24,I hope this helps as well. Please visit our website jw.org for information on how Jehovah will resurrect those in the last days.

Susie, Savannah, Ga

Prayers and peace for Mrs. Wilson and family. I will always remember her as a grand southern lady. I always enjoyed our conversations. God bless.

Pam and Pat O'Connor, Savannah, Ga

What a truly lovely and gracious lady. She will be missed.

Nancy Tamarack, Savannah, Georgia

I am so sorry about the loss of your dear love one. We all know that the sting of death is very painful, however, Almighty God promise that soon death will be swallowed up forever along with the pain and sorrow it brings. (Isaiah 25: 8) May this hope along with the wonderful memories you have of Ruth help you to cope.

L. Robinson , Columbia , SC

I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is never an easy process. This scripture at Isaiah 65:17 always gives me comfort. I hope it helps you too. Please visit jw.org for more information on Jehovah's promises for the future.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Will so miss this wonderful dedicated leader, generous teacher and most kind lady. My deepest sympathy and heart felt prayers for her loving family. Rest in peace, sweet Ruth.

Mary Hill, Savannah, Georgia

My condolences to the Wilson family. At Revelation 21:4 Jehovah promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. One day soon we will not have to face nor fear our enemy death anymore. For more information and encouragement that has helped me through difficult times such as this is jw.org that offers hope and comfort for the future.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Ruth G. Wilson of Savannah died on July 27 at Marshview Assisted Living, under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. Ruth was born September 12, 1927 in Rocky Mount, VA. She was the last daughter of nine children born to Parry French and John J. Greer. She graduated from Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, NC and attended Woman's College UNC in Greensboro, NC.  Ruth married Clifton M. Wilson, Jr. of Aberdeen, NC at Page Memorial United Methodist Church in 1951. They moved to Savannah in 1956, where they raised three children. She was a lifelong member of Independent Presbyterian Church where she served in many capacities.  Ruth was a dedicated servant to both her faith and her community. She taught reading at Jacob G. Smith Elementary School. She served on several boards, including the American Cancer Society, the Skidaway Marine Science Foundation, and the Savannah Historic Foundation. Ruth's love for gardening led to her dedicated involvement with the Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs. She was also a past president of the Parkersburg Garden Club on her beloved Isle of Hope.  Nam, as she was affectionately known to her family, is survived by her husband, Clifton M. Wilson, Jr, her two sons, Clifton M. Wilson, III (Kathy), Joseph G. Wilson (Andrea), and her daughter, Margaret W. Davis (Charlie), all of Savannah. She has five grandchildren, Parry Cobb, Jonathan Davis, Jordan Dotson, Joseph Wilson, and Adams Wilson. She has three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Mason, and Greer. Ruth is also survived by a brother, Richard Greer, of Virginia.  A gathering of family and friends will take place on August 3, 2017 between 6:00p.m. and 8:00p.m. at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  Remembrances may be made in Ruth's memory to the Associates of Skidaway Institute (www.skio.uga.edu) or the Savannah Botanical Gardens (www.savannahbotanical.org) Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com

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Cliff and family, My sincere condolences to you and your family. May God pour down special blessings on you and your family during your time of bereavement. With much love always, Tina Brown

Tina Brown, Port Wentworth, GA

Candle tribute lit by Vickie Auman — North Carolina

Margaret, Cliff and Kathy, please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. More than forty years have passed since I last saw Ruth--and the three of you. She taught me an important lesson during our days in Halcyon Bluff and it was an old friend from there who mentioned her passing. I hope she had a soft landing.

Walt Campbell, Durham, NC

Margaret Ann and family, I know your heart is breaking, just as mine did when I lost my dear mother in 2010. Your Mom and I always had a special relationship, from the time we met at Jacob G. Smith to the later friendship she shared with my Mama and her and I sending Christmas cards to one another every year. Remember the good times and know that you will see her again. Love to you and your family. Diane

Diane Deal Smith, Savannah, Ga

A lovely lady and long-time Isle of Hope legend. ! I remember when my mother, Carolyn Solana, sold the house to your parents! Everyone was so excited. Miss Ruth and Cliff , were the best of the best generation. You have a wonderful heritage.

Debbie Solana Rauers, Savannah, Ga

Dear Wilson Family: I loved Ruth, one of the most cheerful, enthusiastic, and energetic persons I have ever known. She was not only Johnathan's grandmother, Margaret's Mom, but a true friend to me when I served in various capacities at the Garden Center and SACGC. Her wise counsel and commitment to Savannah's history, and her loyalty to her volunteer jobs, was profound.How our community will miss this lovely lady!!!!Helen Marshall

Helen Marshall, Savannah, Ga

Through the years, I have so many happy memories of Ruth and your family! She was truly someone who lived life to the fullest and always enjoyed people, especially her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She never seemed to meet a stranger. I loved her and will miss her. Blessings to all of Ruth's family!

Deborah Hargroves Staab, Savannah, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. At 1 Corinthians 15:26, God promises,"The last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing." Jesus also assures us "all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out ( John 5:28, 29 )". May this bring you a measure of comfort in your time of grief.

B.B, , Ga

I'm sorry to hear the news of Nam's passing. I remember all of times with her in Savannah growing up. She is part of so many bright memories of my childhood. Sending you all lots of love and well wishes during this difficult time. Love you all very much! Love, Morgan (and Darren)

Morgan Childers , Sydney, Australia

I am sorry for your loss, I to have felt the same way when my loved one died but a scripture that has helped me to cope is john 11:24,I hope this helps as well. Please visit our website jw.org for information on how Jehovah will resurrect those in the last days.

Susie, Savannah, Ga

Prayers and peace for Mrs. Wilson and family. I will always remember her as a grand southern lady. I always enjoyed our conversations. God bless.

Pam and Pat O'Connor, Savannah, Ga

What a truly lovely and gracious lady. She will be missed.

Nancy Tamarack, Savannah, Georgia

I am so sorry about the loss of your dear love one. We all know that the sting of death is very painful, however, Almighty God promise that soon death will be swallowed up forever along with the pain and sorrow it brings. (Isaiah 25: 8) May this hope along with the wonderful memories you have of Ruth help you to cope.

L. Robinson , Columbia , SC

I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is never an easy process. This scripture at Isaiah 65:17 always gives me comfort. I hope it helps you too. Please visit jw.org for more information on Jehovah's promises for the future.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Will so miss this wonderful dedicated leader, generous teacher and most kind lady. My deepest sympathy and heart felt prayers for her loving family. Rest in peace, sweet Ruth.

Mary Hill, Savannah, Georgia

My condolences to the Wilson family. At Revelation 21:4 Jehovah promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. One day soon we will not have to face nor fear our enemy death anymore. For more information and encouragement that has helped me through difficult times such as this is jw.org that offers hope and comfort for the future.

Niecy, Savannah, GA


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