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Ruth J. ParrisRuth J. Parris Chesnee, SC. Etta Ruth Jones Parris, 88, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Regional Hospice Home. Born April 20, 1931 in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. Jones and Bessie Parker Jones. She was a former Sales Clerk for Family Dollar and a member of Cudd Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving is her daughter Anne Sellars and husband Eddie of Chesnee; daughter-in-law, Lori Sellars of Chesnee; great-grandchildren, Haley Horton, Simon Sellars and Gracie Sellars. In addition to parents, she was predeceased by a son William David Parris and 3 grandchildren, Robert Christopher Sellars, William Eric Sellars, Christian Sellars. The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Cudd Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the church with Rev. Dusty Martin and Rev. Ronnie Norris officiating. Burial will follow in New Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com Harris-Nadeau Mortuary Chesnee, SC.
We lived next to Ruth for many years-We loved her so much--we went through the death of David with her--she became Grandma to us--After I lost my husband I had no way to go see her--I wish I could have spent time with her in her finale days--I will always love her -she is part of my heart. I love this picture --that's my grandma. I am so sorry for your loss Anna.
Vena Powell Oct 28 2019 5:54 PM
A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Parris
Vena Powell Oct 28 2019 5:44 PM
Ruth was a huge part of our family for as long as I can remember. My Mother and her were best buddies for a long time. I know Mother was there to meet her so they could share a laugh and hugs . My prayers are with the family for comfort during this sad time. In loving memory, Melinda Thomas Brannon
Melinda Brannon Oct 28 2019 12:11 PM
Aunt Ruthie was one of the strongest, most courageous people I have ever known. Her fighting spirit was next to none. She was loved more than the world will ever know by her nephew Jerry Burgess. She was 16 and he was 10 when she came into his life and they grew up together. They are now rocking it in heaven. She never met a stranger and definitely had a very full life. Memories are what keep those who have gone alive. I am thankful she was in my life and I will remember her fondly and truly miss her. God Bless her and her family.
Pam Burgess Oct 28 2019 6:37 AM
Family of Ruth Parris, So sorry for my post a couple of hours ago. My memories of your Mother are quite different from the post I did earlier. My Mother Geraldine Thomas and your Mother were very good friends. Mom attended Bible Study at Cudd Memorial with your Mom. When my Mother gave up driving, I would spend the day with her on Wednesday and so I became a part of the Bible Study also. I took your Mother, Miss Ruth, home a couple of times and also picked her up on occasion. She was a very special lady!!She loved the Lord and made sure she told everyone about Him. As I said in the first text , about floral arrangements, I dont know if she did those or not, thinking of the other Ruth. Please know that She is now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Praying that God our Father will surround you with His love, peace and comfort during these difficult times. The family of Geraldine Thomas, Daughter Ellen Sperry and her family.
Ellen Sperry Oct 27 2019 8:34 PM
Remembering all the beautiful arrangements she made!! She was a very caring person and will be missed.Rembembering all in prayer. May God give you His Comfort and His Peace during these difficult days and those ahead In Christ Name and Love Ellen Sperry and tamily
Ellen Sperry Oct 27 2019 2:32 PM