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Ruth Burt

April 27, 1929 ~ April 17, 2021 (age 91)

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Obituary

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.

 

DUE TO COVID 19.. PLEASE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND WEAR YOUR MASK.. THANK YOU..

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Services

Wake
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Warrensville Heights
25900 Emery Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

11:00 AM
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Warrensville Heights
25900 Emery Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Video is available for this event


Cemetery

Cleveland Memorial Gardens
4324 Green Road
Cleveland, OH 44122

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