Visitation Information:

March 23rd, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Service Information:

March 23rd, 2019 at 02:00 PM
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504

Miss Opal "Ruth" Evans, 88


March 15, 2019

 Miss Opal “Ruth” Evans, age 88 of Peachtree Corners, passed away on Monday Evening, March 18, 2019 at Village Park Senior Living following an extended illness.
 Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mr. George Lee, Miss Linda Woollum and Mr. Robert Flippo will officiate.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, prior to the service, at the funeral home.
 Miss Evans was born December 4, 1930 in Hartselle, Alabama to the late James Evans and Clara Speigle Evans.  Ruth was the oldest of their seven children.  She began her work in the ministry in October of 1961 and continued until her death.  Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, her two brothers, Joe Evans and Ray Evans, one of her sisters, Ruby Nell Geddes and her brother-in-law, Jack Wiley.
 Miss Evans is survived by her siblings, Martha & Hubert Dawley of Pace, Florida, Elizabeth Wiley of Huntsville, Alabama and Margaret & Ron Vidairre of Huntsville, Alabama and numerous nieces & nephews.  Also surviving are many friends that were just like her family.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Lucy Hagy 2019-03-19 18:18:08
So glad for your visits an interest in each of our family. So glad you got to be with Dan and I just before Dan died. So glad for your good example of Christian living in today's world.
Edward and Joyce Quinn 2019-03-20 08:40:59
We met Ruth years ago, and while we haven't seen her for a while, we know her purposeful life has brought much joy and comfort to many souls over the years. We also know she will be greatly missed by family and friends but they will find peace in their memories of her sacrifice!
John and Sharon Rhinehart 2019-03-20 10:17:22
A lovely lady wonderful example, her picture says a lot about her personality .a reward well earned.
Lee Armstrong 2019-03-20 11:31:58
We have fond memories of Ruth at our house in Dublin, GA. Wonderful lady. Our sympathy to all. Lee and Nancy Armstrong
Judy Scurry 2019-03-20 21:26:26
So glad for our visit, will always remember your encouraging words!!
Ira and Joan Hobbs 2019-03-21 10:48:17
Ruth and I often had good visits when in Ga and she always meant a lot to all on the staff. Nice to think of her finishing the course well. Deep sympathy goes to the family.
Diane Barker 2019-03-22 07:42:43
Remember you in South MS glad for the vists in my Mom and Dad home
Joan & Jim Lee 2019-03-22 15:03:58
So thankful for Ruth's faithful and shining example! Always enjoyed her visits in our home, and we'll always remember her laugh and bright smile! Sympathy and prayers for her family.
Teresa Williams 2019-03-22 17:54:31
I did not know Ruth personally however, I am very thankful for her faithfulness and her love for truth. Her life marks a beautiful love story. She chose the better part. Now she can be with the one she has given her all for...Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ!
Lavon and Paula Courtney 2019-03-22 22:38:43
We remember Ruth and her sweet, kind, and soft manner of life. So thankful to have known her. Heartfelt condolences to her family.
Dorothy Eygabroad 2019-03-22 23:18:47
Many special memories of Ruth and appreciation for her labor of love. My sister Cleo also would send condolences to her family and the many friends whose lives she touched.
Gary Gentile 2019-03-23 08:49:46
Sweet Ruth. You brought gentleness, smiles, compassion and many happy memories to our Georgia home.
Jeffrey Arnold 2019-03-24 15:08:36
Wonderful example. Our Thoughts are with the family.
Deborah Evans Campbell 2019-03-24 18:21:58
We were 1st cousins and I only saw her a few times in my life but I remember she always had a sweet smile and kind words. I know she will be missed.
David and Laura Garner 2019-03-27 13:38:32
So glad to have known MissRuth just a little bit thru the years. Know she finished well and was a safe example to follow.
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