Annie Ruth Nolan Blue passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, at McLeod Hospice in Florence. She was 82 years old.
Born September 15, 1939, in Blenheim, SC, Ruth was a daughter of the late Leon Thomas and Annie Lou Gray Nolan. She retired as a cafeteria supervisor for Marlboro Park Hospital and a member of Salem Baptist Church. Ruth enjoyed being a caregiver, gardening, fishing, reading books, word finds and traveling, especially with Mr. Brantley Parrish.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, W.L. Nolan, Glen Nolan and infant brother, James Rufus Nolan; sisters, Maureen Nolan Whitley; grandsons, Thomas Madison Edwards and Eric Blue; special friends, Brantley Parrish and Bob Prigg.
She is survived by sons, Mitchel Blue (Donna) of Gibson, NC, and Tim Blue (Trish) of Florence, SC; daughter, Lynda Blue Edwards (Van) of Bennettsville, SC; sister, Jean Nolan Capps of Hamlet, NC; grandchildren, Trey Edwards (Kelly) and Timothy Blue; granddaughter-in-law, Samantha Blue; great grandchildren, Rylan Blue, Jaxon Blue, JoJo Blue and Savannah Edwards.
A funeral service is scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Salem Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. just prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church, 1618 Salem Road, Bennettsville, SC 29512.
Online condolences may be made at www.bfhbennettsville.com.
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