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Mrs. Ruth Waller- Alston
Tuesday, 25 March 2014
March 25---Mrs. Ruth Waller, age 77, of Alston, died Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness.  She was a native of the Bear Creek Community, and was a 1954 graduate of Montgomery County High School.  She met her husband, and in 1956, they were married.  He was in the military, and they lived in several places around the world.  After his retirement in 1974, they moved to Alston.  She was a member of the Uvalda Baptist Church and the Women’s Missionary Union.  She taught Sunday school and vacation bible school for many years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Waller in 2006; parents, Elijah and Zemmie White Cooper; and brother, Melton Cooper.

Mrs. Waller is survived by two sons, Ben Waller and wife Marilyn of Rhine, and Doyle Waller and wife Robbie of Alston; one daughter, Judi Waller Rogers and husband Rickey of Bear Creek; two brothers, Rufus Cooper and wife Estell of Lilburn, and Leonard Cooper and wife Charlotte of Dacula; eight grandchildren, Dafaney, Misty, Maranda, Morgan, Mori, Marla, Jeb, and Emilee; three honorary grandchildren, Chelsea, Jordan, and Dannie Lee; nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 26th at 11:00 a.m. in the Uvalda Baptist Church with Reverend Don Patterson and Reverend Adrian Bell officiating.  Burial will follow in the Uvalda City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Rachel’s House, 118 East Meadows St., Vidalia GA 30474, or The Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia is in charge of arrangements.
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