Ruth Imogene McDonald – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Ruth Imogene McDonald went home to be with the Lord on July 4, 2013, where she joined her husband, Arthur McDonald, who passed away in 1976. Born March 15, 1927, to Charlie and Celia Latham Sandlin, she lived a full and joyous 86 years. She loved reading, cooking, working in her garden, and most of all, taking care of her family. Words are truly inadequate to describe the life and spirit of such a remarkable woman. She made even the simple moments into sacred memories to all those who knew her. Mother will forever be remembered, forever missed, and forever be loved.

she is survived by one daughter, Joan Tucker (James); two sons, Kenneth McDonald (Susan), Randall McDonald (Janet), all of Moulton; six grandchildren, Brian Tucker (Tommy) of Pensacola, Fl., Sean McDonald of Deatsville, AL, Brad Tucker, Todd McDonald (Meagan), Cody McDonald (Katy), and Josh McDonald; two great-grandchildren, Stella and Sage McDonald; and one brother, Virgil Sandlin, all of Moulton.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 7, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home in Moulton, AL. The funeral will be Monday, July 8, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Berea Baptist Church, Moulton, with Brother Ira Williams and Brother Bruce Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Community Cemetery, Moulton.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Brian and Brad Tucker, Sean, Todd, Cody and Josh McDonald. Flower girl, great-granddaughter, Stella McDonald.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Berea Baptist Youth and Children’s Camp, 1805 County Road 221, Moulton, AL or Good Samaritan c/o Muscle Shoals Baptist Association, 657 Spring St., Moulton, AL.

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