Ruth Barbara Partington

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  • "To all the Partington family members, My sincere sympathy..."
    - Roberta MacIntosh
  • "Dearest Aunt Barbara, You were always my favorite Aunt. ..."
    - Roberta MacIntosh
  • "Grammy you will be truly missed by us.You were the best..."
    - Kim Bouchard
  • "Barbara, Today is Thursday and on Thursdays I would come to..."
    - Deby Buchanan
  • "Dear Mom, Words were not your strength, but your eyes told..."
    - Lois
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A memorial service for Mrs. Ruth Barbara Partington, 98, formerly of Golden Gate, Fla. and Mansfield, Mass., will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Faith Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Partington passed away on September 14, 2014 in Anniston. Mrs. Partington was a native of Massachusetts. In Mansfield, Mass., she served as a librarian, volunteered with the high school band as a band parent and served in the First Christian Church. After her husband retired, they relocated to Golden Gate, Fla. In Golden Gate, she was heavily involved in Golden Gate Presbyterian Church. She was a member of many civic and charitable organizations and received numerous awards and accolades for her dedicated service. Later in life, she spent time traveling and spending time with her children and their families in different parts of the country. Mrs. Partington is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Ralph Partington; parents, Andrew and Daisy Farley McIlquham and a brother, Robert McIlquham. Mrs. Partington is survived by her daughters, Ruth DeLage and her husband, Francis, Joan Tartufo and Lois Smigliani and her husband, Lamberto; her sons, Ralph Partington and his wife, Maria, Donnie Partington and his wife, Leslie, Alan Partington and his wife, Lois, Norman C. Partington and Ronald Partington and his wife, Karin; 30 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Partington was loved and will be missed by her entire family. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Rainbow Omega, P.O. Box 740, Eastaboga, AL 36260 ( Online condolences may be made to the family at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel 620 Golden Springs Road Anniston, AL 36207 (256) 231-2334
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 17, 2014