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In Memory Of Our Poets

Ruth Franklin (Avinger) (-2013) - Class Of 1945

Ruth Avinger

Avinger, Ruth F. went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 29, 2013 following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles G. & Sommer H. Franklin, by her husband of 52 years, Lewis Avinger, her sisters, Elizabeth Guettler, Nell Crawley, and Gladys Franklin, and her brothers, Clarence, Charles, Eugene, & Edward Franklin. She leaves behind her loving children, Charles & Sandra Avinger, her nephews, Larry Guettler (Vera), Dennis Franklin and James Franklin, and her niece, Glenda Jones (Ronnie). She was a faithful member of Forest Avenue Methodist Church (which later became Aldersgate) for more than 60 years, and was an active member of the Keystone/Pathfinder Sunday School Classes. She truly loved her family, her friends, and her Lord, and will be greatly missed by all. Memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Children's Home or to the charity of your choice . Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Leak-Memory Chapel with visitation from 2:00-3:00 PM. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.


Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on May 2, 2013