Ruth S. Gregory, 88, a southern belle with a New York heart, departed this life on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at her final home in Fredericksburg.
Ruth was born on January 18, 1929 to the union of the late Elijah Manning and Mary Howell. She was a faithful member of Gospel Temple Church of God In Christ where she served as a faithful member of the Mother’s Board. While residing in Fredericksburg. Ruth was a member of Mount Hope Baptist Church, where she was an honorary Mother. She was employed at Syracuse City School District and at the VA Medical Center. In her spare time, Ruth enjoyed sewing, knitting, and gardening. She also had a wonderful knack for cooking and baking. Ruth was loved by all who were blessed to have her touch their lives. She was preceded in death by her son, Theodore Marcus Gregory
Ruth leaves to cherish her memory, five daughters, Nellie R. Gregory, Beverly J. Pope Johnson, Patricia G. Poe (Carl), Theodora M. Gregory-Richardson and Rita A. Lawrence; four sons, Joe V. Gregory (Connie), Ronnie L. Gregory (Pam), Thomas W. Lawrence, Jr. (Deborah), and Timothy Hart (Vonda); a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, godchildren, family, and friends.
Services to take place in Syracuse, NY.