Ruth Longmire Messick

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Ruth Longmire Messick
AIKEN, SC - Ruth Longmire Messick, 87, widow of Russell A. Messick, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
A native of Knoxville, TN, Ruth was a daughter of the late William T. and Myrtle Irwin Longmire.
She lived in Aiken since 1952 and was a retired secretary at Owens Corning Fiberglass. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. Ruth was an avid University of Tennessee fan.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Price and Susan Ergle; a son, Joe Messick, all of Aiken; ten grandchildren, Russ Messick, Traci Ritt, Joey Messick, Gina Cato, Burt Starks, Julie Ziegler, Cliff Dyckes, Lisa Eidson, Jill Eidson and Eric Eidson; ten great-grandchildren; a great-great- grandson and a sister, Virginia in California.
The funeral service will be Monday morning at 11 o'clock at the graveside in Southlawn Cemetery with The Rev. Kristin Dollar officiating.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Savannah River Cancer Foundation, 235 Barnwell Ave., NW, Aiken, SC 29801.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Aug. 30, 2015