Ruth Jernigan

Ruth Alma Hitt Jernigan., 84, of Demopolis, passed away Friday, Oct. 3 at Marengo Nursing home in Linden. She was born Oct 2, 1940, in Boligee to the late Rozia Irving and Alma McElroy Hitt. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rozia Irving and Alma McElroy Hitt; husband, Wade Jernigan. She is survived by her son, George A. Payne ; step- daughter, Joyce Jernigan Belardi of Santa Rosa,Ca.; daughter in law, Phyllis Dennis Payne of Cullman, Al.; grandchildren, Phillip G. Payne and Keri Anne Payne; great grandchildren, Reid Harrison Payne. Graveside services were held Sunday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. at Demopolis Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Irving Hitt officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing.

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