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DAVIES, RUTH LEWIS, age 85, long time resident of Rockledge, FL, peacefully went to Heaven on August 3, 2012. Born in Tampa, FL on August 10, 1926 to Edgar Banks Lewis, Jr. and Eva Newsom Lewis, she was a third generation Floridian. Ruth married Dan Davies in 1956 and they had four children together. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, she was a Certified Public Accountant and a Registered Real Estate Broker, managing 15-20 condos for more than 35 years. Throughout her life, Ruth was an active member of her church. She was an accomplished pianist and an avid bridge player. She also loved shopping, traveling with her family and attending cultural events. She was always ready for the next adventure. Ruth had a deep, abiding love for her family and friends and was extremely thoughtful and supportive of others. She was a beautiful, loving woman and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two of her brothers, Frank and Randolph Lewis. She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Dan R. Davies; her four children, Cynthia Davies Aebli of Orlando, Richard M. Davies (Michelle) of Viera, Yvonne Davies Gaj (Mitchell) of Oviedo and Kathleen Davies of Orlando/Rockledge. She leaves behind five grandchildren, Colin,
Kristin, Ashley, Kevin and Aidan and three siblings, Martha
Schulteis of Kansas, Edna LeGrow of Arkansas and George Lewis of Merritt Island, FL. Her brother-in-law, John Davies (Jane) lives in Orlando. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Cocoa, 750 Brevard Avenue, Cocoa, FL. Visitation with the family will be immediately prior to the service, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Cocoa.
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Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Aug. 12, 2012
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