Ruth Jones, 83 of Simpsonville passed away Wednesday October 31st, 2012 at the Summit Medical Center in Nashville Tennessee with her family by her side.

She was retired from the Joseph E. Seagrams Company and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great, great grandmother.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Karl M. & Annie B. Jones, brother, Karl B. Jones and sister, Barbara J. Hardy.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 30 years, James Kenneth Hancock, children, Patricia B. Fuchs (Irvin), Charles Burke (Vicki), Brenda Bryant, Davey Burke (Kellye), 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandchild, brother, Bobby Jones (Gloria), sister-in-law, Jean Jones and many loving nieces and nephews. Also, Ken's children, Steve Hancock (Cathy), Scott Hancock (Judy), Kenny Hancock (Kathy), 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Ruth's funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 5th, 2012 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery to follow.

Visitation will be 2 to 7 Sunday at Pearson Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Rd.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Little Sisters of the Poor in lieu of flowers.


Bros. Funeral Home

12900 Shelbyville Road

Louisville, Kentucky 40243

(502) 244-3305

(502) 244-8767 fax

Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012