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Ruth Griffis Allen

July 14, 1925 — August 20, 2020

Ruth Griffis Allen, 95, of Homerville passed away Thursday evening (August 20, 2020) at Riverbrook Nursing Home after a short illness. She was born in Clinch County to the late Farley and Ida Thomas Griffis. Mrs. Allen lived in Homerville most of her life and was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Quinton D. Allen; two grandsons, Harry Lee Handley, Jr. and Kyle Handley; one brother, Bill Griffis; one sister, Pauline Crews; son-in-law, Harry Handley. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Handley of Dupont and Brenda Ciciora of Homerville; four grandchildren, Pam Williams (Randy ) Homerville, Carla Handley of Valdosta, Allen Handley of Dupont, and Tracy Ritch of Homerville; eight great grandchildren, Victoria Palmer, Skylar Riberon, Ashton Williams, Zackary Handley, Breanna Baxley, Lexie Handley, Ryland Ritch, and Alexandria Thompson; seven great-great grandchildren, Eleck Warren, Thatcher Riberon, Seager Warren, Mary Ruth Ritch, CT Thompson, Maggie Thompson, and Mollie Thompson; one sister, Artie Wildes of Waycross; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A funeral service will be held Monday morning at 11 am at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Pine Forest Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 am at the church on Monday. Sympathy may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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