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Ruth KILLIAN


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Ruth KILLIAN Obituary
KILLIAN, Ruth Ruth Killian, long-time resident of the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta died December 14, 2017. Mrs. Killian was born in Oakman, Alabama on April 25, 1924 to Ola Maye Barker Bobo and Kelsey Bobo. Ruth spent the early years of her life in Fayette, Alabama and graduated from Fayette County High School. She continued her education and began her career in Birmingham where she met her future husband Joe. She and Joe lived and operated several successful small businesses in Winston Salem, Charlotte and Jacksonville, North Carolina as well as in Atlanta. Ruth was also a long-time member of the Order of the Eastern Star. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Joseph Robert Killian, Jr. and is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Royce and Kathy Bobo of Houston, Texas; and nephews, Craig and Kevin Bobo. Funeral services will be private with burial at Arlington Memorial Park.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Dec. 16 to Dec. 17, 2017
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