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Celebrating the life of
Ruth Hart Edwards
April 19, 1922 - July 28, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Graveside Service
  • 2:00pm - Wednesday, August 02, 2017
  • Northside Cemetery
  • Ash Branch Church Road (Map)
    Pembroke, GA

  • Visitation
  • 10:00am - 11:30am - Wednesday, August 02, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200

My deepest condolences for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Leslie Williams, Laurel, MD

Phyllis so sorry for your loss and your family's loss.

Holloway Lorenz, Athens, Ga

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your parents were so special to us at Southside Baptist Church. May God grant you comfort and peace during this time.

Steve and Carla Kicklighter, Savannah, GA

Prayers for peace and comfort for the family of Mrs. Edwards. She was a beautiful Christian lady who was a witness for Christ to all who were blessed to know her.

Jimmy and Karen Traver, Savannah , Ga

My sincerest condolences go out to your family, it's never easy losing someone in death. May you take comfort in God's promise found at Revelation 21:4, which says "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” This verse brought me peace when I experienced loss, I hope it can do the same for you. May the memories you have give you strength during this difficult time.

Mckenzie , Savannah , GA

My condolences to Ruth's family and friends. I know this must be hard on all of you. Remember you can always "throw your burden on Jehovah, and he will sustain you" ( Psalms 55:22 ). Psalm 46:1 tells us, "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." You can have confidence that God will be there to help you endure during this difficult time.

B.B, , Ga

Please be assured that God is love, and that He does not want us to suffer. He gives us his promise that the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear HIS voice and come out. How wonderful it would be to share an eternity with our dead loved ones. (1 John 4:8); (John 5: 28 & 29). My deepest sympathy to your family.

, Sincerely, Nitha & Family ,

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is never an easy process to deal with. Jehovah promises a far different future for mankind. Revelation 21:3,4 emphasizes that he will do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture is comforting to me, I hope it helps you too. Please visit jw.org for more information.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Phyllis and Elizabeth, we are so sorry for the loss of your sweet mother and grandmother. I hope that you can take comfort in knowing that you made her last years the best that They could be. Condolences to your entire family.

Judy & David Kennerly, Athens, Ga

What a beautiful lady your mom was on top of being a great friend to my mom. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Arline Sowers

Louise O'Rand and family, Savannah, Ga

Ruth Hart Edwards, 95, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2017 at her home in Athens, Georgia.

She was born in Bulloch County on April 19, 1922.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Addison Hart and Pearl Brundage Hart; her brother, Rex Hart; her sister, Alice Hart; and her husband, Thomas H. Edwards of 62 years.

She was a graduate of Georgia Teachers College, now known as Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia.  She moved to Savannah in 1962 with her husband and resided on Isle of Hope until 2014.  She retired in 1980 as an elementary teacher after more than 34 years of service spending over half of her career with the Savannah-Chatham County School system.  She was a long-time member of Southside Baptist Church.  Upon retirement, she enjoyed many opportunities volunteering, gardening and spending time with grandchildren.  She was a generous hostess, found great joy in cooking and loved to serve family and friends with delicious food.

She is survived by son and daughter-in law, Steve and Laura Edwards, Miramar Beach, FL., daughter, Phyllis Edwards Childs, Athens, GA., brother, Joseph Hart, Jr., sisters, Mary Hart Ross, Evelyn Hart Bird, Jewel Hart Trunnell, Carolyn Hart Bryant, grandchildren, Joe Edwards (Kerri) of Tampa, FL., Ashley Velotta (Bradley) of Atlanta, GA, Elizabeth Childs of Washington, D.C., Tommy Edwards ( Morgan) of Louisville, KY, Charlie Edwards (Katie) of Atlanta, GA. and great-grandchildren, Mylie, Maggie, Ansley, Jack and Lucy.

Special thanks to caregivers over the years Cora, Sallie, Osborne, Charles, Angeles, Nancy, Tot, Touria, Janice and Helen.

Visitation will be 10:00a.m. to 11:30a.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  Graveside Service will be 2:00p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Northside Cemetery in Pembroke, GA.

Remembrances may be made to Parkersburg Garden Club 413 Parkersburg Road, Savannah GA 31406, UGA State Botanical Gardens 2450 S Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605 or the charity of your choice.

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My deepest condolences for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Leslie Williams, Laurel, MD

Phyllis so sorry for your loss and your family's loss.

Holloway Lorenz, Athens, Ga

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your parents were so special to us at Southside Baptist Church. May God grant you comfort and peace during this time.

Steve and Carla Kicklighter, Savannah, GA

Prayers for peace and comfort for the family of Mrs. Edwards. She was a beautiful Christian lady who was a witness for Christ to all who were blessed to know her.

Jimmy and Karen Traver, Savannah , Ga

My sincerest condolences go out to your family, it's never easy losing someone in death. May you take comfort in God's promise found at Revelation 21:4, which says "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” This verse brought me peace when I experienced loss, I hope it can do the same for you. May the memories you have give you strength during this difficult time.

Mckenzie , Savannah , GA

My condolences to Ruth's family and friends. I know this must be hard on all of you. Remember you can always "throw your burden on Jehovah, and he will sustain you" ( Psalms 55:22 ). Psalm 46:1 tells us, "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." You can have confidence that God will be there to help you endure during this difficult time.

B.B, , Ga

Please be assured that God is love, and that He does not want us to suffer. He gives us his promise that the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear HIS voice and come out. How wonderful it would be to share an eternity with our dead loved ones. (1 John 4:8); (John 5: 28 & 29). My deepest sympathy to your family.

, Sincerely, Nitha & Family ,

I'm sorry for your loss. Death is never an easy process to deal with. Jehovah promises a far different future for mankind. Revelation 21:3,4 emphasizes that he will do away with sickness and death very soon. This scripture is comforting to me, I hope it helps you too. Please visit jw.org for more information.

Brittani, Pooler, Ga

Phyllis and Elizabeth, we are so sorry for the loss of your sweet mother and grandmother. I hope that you can take comfort in knowing that you made her last years the best that They could be. Condolences to your entire family.

Judy & David Kennerly, Athens, Ga

What a beautiful lady your mom was on top of being a great friend to my mom. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Arline Sowers

Louise O'Rand and family, Savannah, Ga


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