Eleanor "Ms. Ellie" Ruth Futch, 73, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, while under the care of Hospice Savannah and Delanie Rogers. Mrs. Futch was a longtime resident of Pembroke and was retired after 25 years of service as an associate of Walmart in Statesboro. She was a member of Lawrence Baptist Church and was involved in fundraising for the Children's Miracle Network. She loved taking care of her family, was an excellent cook and an avid seamstress.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Colleen Hensley of Seminole, Fla., and Toika Wassing and Stephen Crews of Brunswick; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael Wassing and Delanie Rogers of Pembroke; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Richard Raynor; brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Gail Colclough; six grandchildren, Ashley Wassing, David Morgan, Mara Alexandria and Rusty Beasley, all of Brooklet, Michael Putanam and Lacy Bell Putanam, both of Brunswick, Matthew Thompson, Samuel Sager and Shaun Sager; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, at Lawrence Baptist Church with the Rev. Albert Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home in Pembroke.
Arrangements are by Flanders Morrison Funeral Home of Pembroke, www.flandersmorrisonfuneralhome.com.