Ruth Burt was born on April 27, 1929 in Munford, Alabama. She was the daughter of the late David C. Burt and Julia Jemison Burt. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Burt; her brothers Arden, David Jr., Willie and Charlie Burt. Ruth grew up in Munford, Alabama and graduated from Selma University High School in Selma, Alabama. She attended Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.
After moving to Cleveland, Ohio, Ruth was employed as an office worker and joined Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church under Reverend E. Theophilus Caviness. Ruth sang in the choir for several years. She became disabled after a car accident but managed to stay encouraged and fun loving. She passed away peacefully at the Suburban Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on April 17, 2021.
Left to cherish her memory are her sisters Maxine Duncan, Margie Adams and Channie Tolbert; nephews Gregory Adams, David Adams, Dexter Tolbert and Eddie Burt and nieces Sharon Payne and Linda Burt; grandnephews, nieces, cousins and friends including two special friends, Tiola Story and Rhonda Fletcher.
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