Mahaley Ruth Sanders Watts 80, passed away on Wednesday, July 30 at Tallahassee Regional Medical Center. Ruth is a native of Curtis Mills, was a registered nurse and an active member of the community writing articles for Wakulla County News and contributing her opinions in letters to the editor. She was devout Christians and a member of the Wednesday Women's Group at Spirit Life Church in Curtis Mills.
Ruth is survived by her son, James Wesley Hurley Jr. and two daughters, Melanie Gail Fogle and Tammy Dawn Hurley and many lovely grandchild and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arzell Watts, her daughter Evangela Ruth Zylstra, her son Michael Hurley, Sr., by her parents, Nathaniel Walker and Gladys Sanders, her sisters Marjorie Clarice Gray, Madelyn Joyce Crowson, and Marcia Inez Vause and her brother, Nathaniel Walker Sanders, Jr.
A memorial service will be held at Panacea Full Gospel Church on Saturday, September 6 at 2 p.m. with B.B. Barwick officiating.
Published in The Wakulla News on Aug. 7, 2014