Ruth Scott Edwards, 89, was born August 6, 1923 in Minden to Walter and Annie Matthews Scott.
She united in holy matrimony to the late Charlie Edwards.
Ruth Edwards departed this earthly life on Jan. 1, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Calvin Gene Jackson; sister, Edith Oliver; and brothers, Louice Scott, Perry Scott, Curtis Scott and Wimberly Scott.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory her son, William Morris (Barbara) of Marietta, Georgia; two grandchildren, Cynthia Jackson-Spaight (Earl) of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Cameron Jackson of Las Vegas, Nevada; three great-grandchildren, Keon Jackson, Daniel Jackson and Tia Jackson, all of Los Angeles, California; two sisters, Bobbie Phillips of Oakland, California and Mildred Carlisle of Richmond, California; step granddaughter, Jmaica Cosby (Kevin) of Edgewood, Maryland; two step great-grandchildren, Kevin and Kameron; special daughter-in-law, Clara Lynn Jackson-Markray of Los Angeles; extended family, Joyce Ann Seamster, Michelle Smith (Brosnan) and the Seamster family; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 9, at 1 p.m. at Springville Baptist Church with Rev. Titus Walker officiating. Interment will be at Walker Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 8 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Kennon's Mortuary with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.