Mrs. Ruth E. WhitePublished 11:22am Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Graveside service for Mrs. Ruth E. White, 91, of Alexander City, will be Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Hillview Memorial Park. Bro. Larry Cummings will officiate.
Mrs. White passed away on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Russell Medical Center. She was born on December 3, 1921 in Muncy, Pennsylvania to Raymond Walter Rosenbaum and Hazel Jessie Clayton Rosenbaum. She was a member of Wayside Baptist Church. Mrs. White worked at House Jewelry, Sokol Furniture, Avondale Mills, and 40 years at Russell Corp. in the Athletic Division. She loved her work at Russell and loved working at her church.
She is survived by her sons, Richard E. “Dicky” Blanks (Kathy) and Raymond L. Blanks, all of Alexander City; step-daughter, Patricia Elliott; grandchildren, Tina Whiddon (Chris) of Dadeville, Todd Blanks, and Christopher Blanks (Kelly); great-grandchildren, Matthew Turner, Stephen Turner, Michael Blanks, Pharbia Stroud (Kevin), and Walter Whiddon; great-great-grandchild, Korben Stroud; sister, Arlene J. Lewis; brother, Donald C. Rosenbaum (Mary Ellen); sister-in-law, Mary Louise Rosenbaum; brother-in-law, William D. Waites; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore R. “T.R.” White; her first husband, William Elliot Blanks; her parents; daughter, Billie Leigh Fitzhugh; step-son, William White; sisters, Ellen L. Keefer and Elma Maybelle Kinnick; brother, C. Walter Rosenbaum; and sister-in-law, Joan Waites.
The family will accept flowers or donations to Wayside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 493, Alexander City, AL, 35011-0493 or Sav A Life, P.O. Box 38, Alexander City, AL 35011.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.
Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.