Welcome to the memorial page for

Ruth Ann Miner

November 24, 1939 ~ November 19, 2017 (age 77)

Ruth Ann Miner died Saturday evening, November 18, 2017 at home in Suches Georgia. She was born November 24, 1939 in Jamestown, New York, the daughter of the late Oscar and Ann Carlson. She was also predeceased by her beloved daughter Jennifer Yarbrough. She leaves her husband of 57 years, James to celebrate her life as well as son and daughter-in-law Bruce and Julie Miner, son-in-law and daughter-in-law Stephen and Kathy Yarbrough , Lester Mickens, a son of her heart, Grandchildren Sarah Reed (Dale), Kaitlin Yarbrough, Hannah Yarbrough, Caroline Miner, Eric Miner and Rachel Miner, Great grandson Coy Reed, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jann  and Gil Randel and their families, Sister-in-law Jackie Day and her families and many other relatives and friends.

She was a graduate of Jamestown High School (1957), the University of Rochester School of Nursing (1960) and worked for several years in the University Department of Psychiatry. She then taught a vocational nursing program for many years in Dekalb and Lumpkin Counties, finishing that career at Woody Gap in Suches. After retirement she was a member and many year chair of the union County Board of Elections. Her volunteer activities include member and chair of the Suches Clinic board, The Union County Democratic Party and the Run Above the Clouds Scholarship program. She was a member of the Gaddistown Homemakers and a communicant and lay eucharistic visitor at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville GA.

Services are scheduled for Tuesday, November 28th at Grace Church at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grace Episcopal Church for Episcopal Relief and Development

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
November 28, 2017

11:00 AM
Grace Episcopal Church
422 Brenau Ave.
Gainesville, GA 30501

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