Originally created 02/11/01

Mrs. Ruth Hand



Mrs. Ruth Louise Hand, 73, of Nanmart Court, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road, with the Revs. Marion Jay and John Raborn officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Hand, a native of Philadelphia, was a homemaker and a member of Miracle Baptist Church, where she was a member of Forever Young Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her husband, Nathaniel H. Hand; three sons, James Hand Sr., Thomson, Robert Hand, Augusta, and Richard Hand, Langley; two daughters, Janice Newbold, Columbia, and Dolores Hopkins, Augusta; two sisters, Dolores Krogman, N.J., and Joan Nelson, Virginia; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Damian Hand, Kevin Hand, John Hopkins, Chris Hand, James Hand Jr. and Randy Newbold.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Forever Young Sunday School Class at Miracle Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.