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Ruth Garner Postell

Ruth Garner Postell (Garner)

Thursday, November 20th, 1919 - Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Obituary

Mrs. Ruth Garner Postell went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Tranquility Hospice at Cobb. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 19 at 3pm at First Baptist Church of Powder Springs. The family will receive visitors at the church from 1-3pm on Tuesday. Rev. Mike Woods and Rev. Alan Davis officiating. Entombment at Paulding Memorial Gardens.
She was born in Paulding County, GA on November 20, 1919. She was the daughter of Robert Lee Garner and Effie Cole Garner also of Paulding County, GA. In 1937 she met her soulmate Thomas Raymond Postell at a baseball game and they married April 16, 1938. She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond, her parents Rob and Effie, her siblings Reba Garner Brown and her husband Claude, Robert Franklin (Frank) Garner and his wife Athleen, Joann Garner Seals and her husband Vernon (Speed).
She is survived by her children Thomas Wayne Postell and his wife Tommie Ledbetter Postell, Linda Faye Postell Barron, Randy Troyce Postell and his wife Beverly Keith Postell, sixteen grandchildren and their spouses, Scott and Kim Postell, Crystal and Tommy Jacobs, Andy and Claire Postell, Tracey and Doug Long, Hollie and Ray Drew, Timbo and Laura Barron, Laura Beth and Roscoe McClendon, Jennie Lynn Postell, and Troy Postell, thirty-one great-grandchildren, and twenty-three great-great-grandchildren.
Ms. Ruth had been a resident of Powder Springs for the past sixty years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Powder Springs, and at the time of her death was their oldest living member. A member of “Happy Hearts” senior citizens and taught the “Joy” class Sunday school.
She was a home maker for most of her life dedicating her time to caring for her husband and children. In the early fifties she sold carpet and rugs for Rich’s and for several years in the sixties and seventies she served as a dietitian for Cobb County Schools at Compton Elementary School.
Her hobbies included reading her bible every day, cooking, and politics.
She loved to eat. She believed in three meals every day. In her words “I eat regular!” She will be greatly missed.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church Powder Springs
    Address
    4330 North Ave.
    POWDER SPRINGS, GA 30127
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    CJ’S DESIGNS FLORIST 678-913-6964
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church of Powder Springs
    Address
    4330 North Ave.
    POWDER SPRINGS, GA 30127
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    CJ’S DESIGNS FLORIST 678-913-6964
    Officiant
    Rev. Mike Woods and Rev. Alan Davis
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Alan Davis

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The R. Jacobs, Lee and Fisher Families

Posted at 09:24pm
In memory of Ruth Postell, matriarch of the Postell family and loved by all.
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Stan & Rhonda Seals

Posted at 09:02pm
With love always;;;;a great servant of the lord.
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Randy Lamon Tibbitts and Teresa Seals Tibbitts

Posted at 10:14am
In loving memory of my mother's (Joann Garner Seals) beautiful sister, Ruth Garner Postell. Aunt Ruth lived for a remarkable 99 years. Hopefully, this memorial tree will live for 99 years also.
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Bill & Pat Tyska

Posted at 01:01pm
In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to the family our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones.
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Carolyn cagle

Posted at 12:42pm
So so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. Love Jeanene cagle and Bruce mcleroy.
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