Thelma Ruth Acomb

Female 1919 - 2007  (88 years)


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  • Name Thelma Ruth Acomb 
    Born 10 Jun 1919  Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Oct 2007 
    Buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ruth (Acomb) Wilson
    Ruth (Acomb) Wilson
    Plot: Acomb
    Notes 
    • LAGRANGE, LA. - Mrs. Ruth Acomb Wilson, 88, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at the Florence Hand Home.

      She was born June 10, 1919, in Dansville, N.Y., the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Bessie Hartman Acomb. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a volunteer at West Georgia Medical Center, and a member of LaGrange Business Girls League. She was a registered nurse and retired from Forbes Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was a lst lieutenant U.S. Army Nurse Corps veteran, and served on a naval hospital ship.

      Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Anne Wilson and Dr. Woody Jones of LaGrange; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Hunter and Cietha Wilson of Garberville, Calif.; two grandsons, Taylor Jones and Nathan Jones of LaGrange; a granddaughter, Amber Wilson White of Arcata, Calif.; and two sisters, Bessie Merrill of Newville, Pa., and Helen Veley of Nunda, N .Y. She was preceded in death by brothers George Acomb, Robert Acomb, Lewis Acomb, Scott Acomb and Andrew Acomb; a sister, Margaret Brew; and a number of nieces and nephews.

      The Burial Office will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at St. Mark?s Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Lori Lowe officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Dansville at a later date. The family will receive friends after services at the church.

      In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make donations in memory of Mrs. Wilson to West Georgia Medical Center or Habitat for Humanity.

      Condolences may be expressed and memories shared in the guest book at www.hunterallenmyhand.com. (GCE, October 18, 2007, p4)
    • John was an officer in the 29th Infantry Division during WWII and a Geographer. Ruth entered the Army Nurse Corps during WWII, June 15th 1942, she was released Dec 24th 1945. Her rank at that time was 1st LT. She later lived in Pittsburg,PA as a Registered Nurse.

    Person ID I3125  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Robert Lee Acomb,   b. 23 Feb 1885,   d. 13 Jan 1954, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Bessie Blanche Hartman,   b. 15 Dec 1893, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1989, Mt.Morris, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1912  West Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Emery Wilson,   b. 23 Sep 1920,   d. 29 Dec 1970  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1943 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Family ID F1551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1919 - Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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