Ruth Irene Parris, age 91 of Blue Ridge GA, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Fannin Regional Hospital. She was born on February 17, 1926 in Blue Ridge, GA to the late John Littlon Conley and Ollie Miller Conley. Mrs. Parris was a homemaker and a member of Sugar Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Parris; one daughter, Donna Rea Davis; one granddaughter, Sonya Johnson Stiles; five brothers and sisters.
Survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie P. and Mike Johnson of Blue Ridge, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Reid and Carrie Conley of Blue Ridge, GA; sister, Ruby Ward of Blue Ridge, GA; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. from the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel with Rev. Harold Weeks officiating. Interment will follow in the Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, April 10, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of the arrangements.