"I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep…" Psalms 4:8. Born on November 13, 1933 in Centreville, Mississippi, Ruth passed away at 12:45 pm on December 25, 2012 at Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs, LA at the age of 79. She was a former nurse and a present member of First Baptist Church of Denham Springs. Surviving are her children, Becky Wall Foster and husband, Donald; Virginia Wall McGowan; Rudy Wall, Jr. and wife, Karen; Jeff Wall and wife, Donna; Kenny Wall; Bruce Wall; brother, Charles S. Wright and wife, Andy of Brookhaven, MS; stepchildren: Eric Nemec and wife, Kathleen; Andrew Nemec and wife, Laurie; Robert Nemec and wife, Holly. She was also blessed with 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Preceded in death by her husband, Andrew J. Nemec, Jr.; her parents, William Edgar and Annie Mae Wright; sisters, Mary Belle Burt and Dolly Leone; and brother, William Edgar Wright, Jr. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70815, Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 6pm until 8pm and will resume Friday, December 28, 2012 from 11am until religious service at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Rudy Wall, Jr., Kenny Wall, Jeffery Wall, Bruce Wall, Lyn Butler and Kelly Foster. Honorary pallbearers will be her remaining grandchildren. Special thanks to the nursing staff and administration at Harvest Manor on assisting and encouraging our mother and family throughout her lengthy illness.
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Published in The Advocate from Dec. 26 to Dec. 30, 2012