Ruth T. Wilson

North, SC – Ruth T. Wilson, 97, of 447 Arnold Road, North, SC, died Wednesday, August 09, 2017, at The Regional Medical Center Orangeburg.

Mrs. Wilson was born on July 4, 1920, in Orangeburg, SC, to the late Charles Roland and Virginia Jane Bailey Tinsley. She was a member of Centennial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

Surviving are her son, Sydney F. “Jack” Wilson, Jr. (Wendy) of North; daughters, Ruth W. Tidwell (David) of Irmo, and Debbie W. Griffin of Columbia; sisters, Dorothy T. Hawkins, Monroe, GA and Kathleen T. Finley, Elgin, SC; grandson, W. Troy Wilson; granddaughters, Lisa T. Kraus (Robert) and Tracy T. Folks (Richard); three great-granddaughters and three great-grandsons. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters (Virginia, Frances, and Ruby), four brothers (Charles, Julius, William, and Harry) and grandson, Charles “Justin” Wilson.

Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Thompson Funeral Home, 200 State Street, West Columbia, SC. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. There will be no graveside services.

Memorials may be made to Epworth Children’s Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205 or The Alzheimer’s Association – SC Chapter, Midlands Area Office, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Thompson Funeral Home, 200 State Street, West Columbia, is in charge.