Originally created 01/18/06

Mrs. Ruth O'Steen (GEORGE, Ga.)



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GEORGE, Ga. - Ruth Shepherd, 76, of St. George, passed away Monday, January 16, 2006. She was born February 13, 1929, in Macon, Ga., and lived in Jacksonville, Fla., before moving to St. George in 1975. Mrs. O'Steen was preceded in death by her husband, Gene O'Steen. Surviving are her two sons and their wives, Gene Stephen and Elaine O'Steen of St. George and Douglas Alan and Jan O'Steen of Avera, Ga.; one sister, Juanita Alford of Jacksonville, Fla.; three granddaughters, Shawna Tallon of St. George, Shannon (Don) Burnsed of Baxter, Fla., and Sarah O'Steen of Avera, Ga.; one grandson, Seth O'Steen of Avera, Ga.; and five great-grandchildren, Dillon, Morgan, Jared and Ryleigh Burnsed and Jordan Tallon. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 19, 2006, at the Boones Creek Cemetery in St. George. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston, Ga. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 18, 2006