AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ruth S. Magness, 79, entered into rest Sunday, September 28, 2008. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2008 at Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home. Mrs. Magness retired as Director of Youth Activity at Fort Gordon and then volunteered for 25 years with the Red Cross. She was a member of the Friendship Chapel at Fort Gordon. She is survived by her loving husband, Lotis R. Magness; son, Roy Michael (Kim) Magness; eleven grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Brigitte W. Rich and her son, Thomas R. Magness. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 2250 North Druid Hills Rd., Suite 285, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 or the National Kidney Foundation 2951 Flowers Rd., South, Suite 211, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-5533. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, Georgia, 30906, 706-793-0123.
The Augusta Chronicle-October 2, 2008