Ruth (Jenrette) Polston(1939 - 2014)

Ruth J. Polston, 75, of Shallotte, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Bolivia.
Born in Brunswick County, March 17, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Zula Jenrette. Ruth was a disc jockey for WVCB Radio in Shallotte many years ago and retired from Brunswick Electric Membership Corp. Ruth was an avid reader and truly enjoyed solving crossword puzzles. Her great love was her little Yorkie, Gunner. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husbands, Tommy S. Russ and Marvin Franklin Polston; daughter, Rebecca Lay Russ; and brother, Donald Jenrette.
Surviving are her daughter, Jennifer Russ of Raleigh; brother, Dick Jenrette (Peg) of Ponchatoula, La.; two sisters, Jean Little (Norman) of Little River, S.C., and Pat Fox of Crescent City, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Sam and Gabe.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, June 6, at the Chapel of Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. Burial followed in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends prior to the service at the funeral home.
Pallbearers were Rex Gore, Milton Coleman, Joe Pace, Terry Little, Bobby Davis and Carl Stanley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter for the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Jennifer would like to thank all who loved and cared for her mom, especially during these last months.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

Funeral Home

Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory
5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
(910) 754-6363
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from June 19 to June 25, 2014