Originally created 01/10/01

Ms. Ruth Day



TRENTON, S.C. - Ms. Ruth Sawyer Day, 85, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at National Health Care, North Augusta.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Episcopal Church of Our Saviour Cemetery with the Rev. G. LaRue Downing officiating.

Ms. Day, a native of Edgefield County, had retired as a schoolteacher and was a member of Country Gardeners, Edgefield County Board of Elections, Daughters of the American Revolution and Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Bruns and Virginia Dunstan, both of Augusta; a brother, Louise Shelton Sawyer, Columbia; three sisters, Lois S. Stenbridge, Tryon, N.C., Inez Granger, Columbia, and Jewel Spitz, Anderson; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to: Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, c/o Ann Day, 529 South Carolina Highway 121, Johnston, SC 29832.

Rowland Funeral Home, North Augusta, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 10, 2001