GREENVILLE — Ruth Merritt Jeffeaux, 80, wife of the late Billy Jeffeaux, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, August 27, 2021.
Born in Powdersville, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Clint and Sally Trotter Merritt.
Ruth was a member of Woodside Baptist Church. She loved the Lord, her family and her church. Her life was a reflection of her love and dedication to Him and she honored him in her actions of always doing and helping others however she could. She was the true meaning of a Godly woman.
She is survived by daughter, Elizabeth "Beth" Davis (Robert); son, Jimmy Jeffeaux (Theresa); sisters, Lou Pruitt (Joe) and Annette Freeman; and grandsons, Clint Davis, Al and Matt Jeffeaux.
In addition to her parents, and loving husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Ivory Orr, Sarah Lowery, and Joyce Williams; and a brother, Bobby Merritt.
A visitation was held Monday, August 30, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest, with the funeral service following at 12:00 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery West.
"The family appreciates those attending to follow the CDC guidelines on Social Distancing and Wearing a Mask"
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice especially Bridget and Cindy for their love and care of Ruth.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Woodside Baptist Church, 301 Woodside Avenue, Greenville, SC 29611, or to Amedisys Hospice, 250 Commonwealth Dr., Suite 105, Greenville, SC 29615.
The family will at their respective homes Friday and Saturday, and at Ruth's home on Sunday and Monday.
Condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com