Annie Ruth Heath Ashmore
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Annie Ruth Heath Ashmore, 88, widow of James D. Ashmore, went to be with her Lord on Friday, August 3, 2012.
Born in Greenville on June 24, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Doc and Annie Campbell Heath.
She was a graduate of Parker High School and was a devoted Christian who loved her family and friends. As a homemaker, she enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading, and music.
In earlier years, she was an active member of Sans Souci Baptist Church, where she was dedicated to the music program and children's ministry.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Simmons.
Surviving are a daughter, Candace Hayes and husband Wayne of Gastonia, NC; grandson Phillip Hayes and wife Jenifer; granddaughter, Alyson Daves and husband Matthew of Holly Springs, NC; five great grandchildren; three sisters, Hazel Moore of Greenville, Augualine Sines of Lansing, MI and Evelyn Aiken and husband Edward of Greenville.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 10 to10:30 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. The funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Northwest Chapel. A private burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery, West.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The
, Upstate SC Chapter, 301 University Ridge, Suite 5000, Greenville, SC 29601.
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 8, 2012