Ruth-Thell Kemp (1931 - 2013)

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Ruth-Thell C. Kemp


Ruth-Thell Campbell Kemp, 82, of 3945 Pennington Road, widow of Leslie Lawton Kemp, died September 5, 2013 at Village Hospital.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late William Lafayette and Mary Lister Campbell, she was a retired employee of Startex Mills and a member of Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Randall Leslie Kemp (Kathy) and Daniel L. Kemp (Sherry) all of Greer; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Kemp was predeceased by five sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Vince Gainey and Rev. John Mark Turner. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of her son, Daniel Kemp, 3939 Pennington Road, Greer, SC 29651.

Memorials may be made to Greer Community Ministries Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, SC 29652 or Ebenezer Welcome Baptist Church Building Fund, 4005 Highway 414, Landrum, SC 29356.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home
The Wood Mortuary, Inc.
300 West Poinsett Street Greer, SC 29650
(864) 877-3351
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Published in The Greenville News on Sept. 7, 2013
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