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Danville Memorial Gardens

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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday June 21st, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Graveside

Danville Memorial Gardens
Saturday June 22nd, 2019
11:00am

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Ruth Gauldin Garrett

Reidsville: Ruth Gauldin Garrett went home to be with the Lord on June 19, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Danville Memorial Gardens with Rev. Ron Tuck officiating. The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Reidsville NC from 6-8 PM on Friday, June 21, 2019. Ruth was born in Pittsylvania County, VA to the late Oakley Samuel and Beulah Myrtle Gauldin. She retired from Dan River Mills after many years of service; she loved BINGO, going to the beach, playing cards and watching wrestling. Most of all she loved her family. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Garrett; son, Scott Garrett; two great grandsons, Chance Wilson and Chase Reynolds; Brothers, Robert Greer, Jack Greer, Jimmy Greer and SJ Gauldin. She is survived by her children, Linda Wilson (Raymond) of Reidsville, Joyce Tate (Ronnie) of Danville, Vickie Hall (Burton) of Cascade and Joseph Garrett (Suzanne) of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Chris Wilson, Ginger Wharton, Ronnie Tate Jr., Diane Johnson and Jimmy Oakes; great grandchildren, Zoey, Shiloh, Dallas, Megan, Morgan, Hannah, Dillion and Journie; sisters, Kathleen Saunders and Mae Tate and sister-in-law, Virginia Gauldin. In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123

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Ronnie Tate Sep 4 2019 12:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Garrett

Joyce Tate Jun 26 2019 9:28 PM

Dear Linda and family : I am so sorry to hear to hear of the loss of your Mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time. God Bless all of you :pray::skin-tone-2::heart:

Kim Hemric Jun 22 2019 10:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Garrett

Debbie Simmons Jun 20 2019 9:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Garrett

Deborah Preston Jun 20 2019 7:55 PM

Rest in peace sweetheart. So glad you are now with the Angels and the loved ones that have gotten To heaven before you. One of my fondest memories is of you coming to Portsmith and walking into my front door and saying lets go play bingo. You won $500 and said that you shouldve left my butt at home. I laughed because we always split our winnings. A few games later I won the thousand dollar jackpot. Needless to say we were both very happy. I know you are up now playing bingo and spades with all Your loved ones in heaven. Junior said that he is praying for you and glad that you were now with the Angels and out of pain. We both loved you like a mother, Love staying with you and you will be missed tremendously. We love you and will see you in heaven. Love Deborah and Junior

Deborah Preston Jun 20 2019 7:45 PM

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