Ruth  Revell


DOERUN, GA.- Ruth Rebecca Newman Revell, 98, of Doerun, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Magnolia Manor-Pruitt Health.
Funeral services will be held 11:00AM Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Tucker officiating. Interment will be held 4:00PM Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Bethesda Cemetery in Manchester, GA.
Honorary casketbearers will be her grandchildren.
Born February 20, 1920 in Manchester, GA., she was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Newman and Ollie Rebecca Bishop Newman. Mrs. Revell retried from Callaway Mills as a textile worker and was a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Layfatte Lee Revell, Sr.; step-son, William Revell.
Survivors include her sons, Lee Revell and wife Sara Ann of Americus, Jimmy Revell and wife Priscilla of Doerun; grandchildren, Chris Revell and wife Katrina, Becky Croy and husband Toney, Kathy Davis and husband Ben, Jason Revell and wife Ashlee; thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-greatgrandchild.
The family will receive friends from 10:00AM-11:00AM Saturday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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