Ruth Garner  Taylor
Ruth Garner Taylor

February 17, 1933 - December 17, 2018
Born in Pierce County, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Obituary

Mr. Ruth Garner Taylor, 85, died Monday afternoon (December 17, 2018) at Memorial Satilla Health.

She was a native of Pierce County, but she lived most of her life in Waycross as a homemaker and domestic worker. Ruth was formerly employed by King Edward Cigar Factory, Ware Hotel and Goldkist Pecans. She was also a devoted member of Macedonia Baptist Church where she was involved with YWG, Mary Martha’s and as a Sunbeam Mother.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, James Garner and Celestine Betterson Garner; her husband, Roosevelt Taylor; one son, Albert Taylor; and one brother, Eugene Garner.

Survivors include one daughter, Joann Ratliff Wilcox (Tony) of Waycross; one son, Louis Ratliff (Regina) of Dublin; two step-children, Ted Taylor and Shirley Ann Hill both of Atlanta; 8 grandchildren, Giselle Paige, Andre Ratliff, Kim Ratliff, Tennille Moss, Tyree Taylor, Dianna Taylor, Alicia Lies and Rabyn Ratliff; 17 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; one sister, Beverly King of Waycross; two brothers, John C. Betterson and Ricky Betterson both of Waycross; three nephews, Clete Garner, Tony Garner and Jesse Williams; and one niece, Rochelle Baker.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday (December 22, 2018) at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at Music Funeral Home.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Friday, December 21, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church
702 Arnold McKinney Drive
Waycross, GA US 30501
Saturday, December 22, 2018
11:00 AM