Ruth Loraine Todd
Ruth Loraine Todd, born 10/1/1927 in Braden TN., died peaceably at her daughters' home in Helena Al. on 5/7/2021 at the age of 93. Ruth was a beloved daughter and sister born into a family of her parents, Lawson and Mattie Jane Youngblood and four brothers and eight sisters.
Preceding her in death were her parents and brothers; Andrew Youngblood, Riley Youngblood, Willie Frank Youngblood, Malcomb Youngblood and sisters; Villie Dowd and Annie Mae Shelton.
Surviving Ruth are sisters; Louise Davis of Canton Oh., Jane Dolan of Memphis Tn., Marie McSparrin of Pensacola Fla., Fay Hinson of Hernando Ms., Beverly Wright of Pasadena Ca. and Barbara Todd of Horn Lake Ms.
She was a faithful and loving wife to Paul Edward Todd for thirty-nine years until his death in 1986
She is also survived by her children; Paul Donald Todd of Millington Tn. and Doris Bates of Helena. Al. and four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth was a devout Christian and was a loyal member of Wells Station Baptist (Memphis Tn.) for sixty-seven years. She was loved and will be missed by all.
Memphis Funeral Home(Location: 5599 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38119, Phone: (901) 725-0100, has charge and graveside services will be held at Memphis Memory Gardens on 6444 Raleigh Lagrange, Friday May 14 at 11:00am.
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Published by The Commercial Appeal on May 13, 2021.