Christian 04

Ruth Robinson

November 16, 1939 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Ruth A. Robinson, daughter of the late William Johnson and Fannie Marie Montgomery, peacefully went from labor to reward late Sunday night, January 26, 2020, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, WV.

 Ruth was born November 16, 1939, in Charleston, West Virginia. She lost her mother as a young child and was raised by her loving grandparents, Charley Robinson and Beulah Mabry. Ruth met and married Leon Blanks, also of Charleston in 1955.  To this union two children were born, Deborah and Ronald. She was a lifelong resident of Charleston, attended Kanawha County public schools and worked various jobs     before retiring from St. Francis Hospital. Ruth was baptized  in 1953 at Young Street Baptist Church by Pastor Robert Allen Banks. She loved her church and served in many capacities. She was a member of Senior Choir II, The Nineteen to Forty Club, Culinary Ministry and Deaconess Ministry. Ruth remained active in her service far past the days her health permitted. Ruth impacted the lives of so many with her quick laugh, loving  spirit and tell it like it is attitude.

Ruth was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charley Robinson and Beulah Mabry.

Ruth leaves to celebrate her homegoing and mourn their loss, daughter, Deborah Knox, and son, Ronald Blanks, both of Charleston; brother, Gerry Clements of Charleston; grandchildren, Marcus, Ronald, and David Allen of Charleston and  Shikare and Cierra of North Carolina; foster-sisters, Thomasina, Threece and Rosa of Charleston; foster-brothers, Steven, Archie, Artie and Michael of Charleston; eighteen great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and a host of  loving relatives and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 31, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Shiloh Missoinary Baptist Church
306 Washington East
Charleston, WV 25301

Funeral Service
Friday
January 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Shiloh Missoinary Baptist Church
306 Washington East
Charleston, WV 25301

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