Ruth S. Coggins


Passed: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Funeral: Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Age: 99
Location: Greer, SC

Ruth Smith Coggins, 99, widow of Robert Ansel Coggins, Sr., passed away December 14, 2019.

A native of Oconee County, daughter of the late Charlie and Ada Stegall Smith, she was a retired employee of Homelite, a member of Victor Baptist Church and a former member of Women?s on Missions.


Surviving are one son, Barry Wayne Coggins of Rock Hill; one daughter, Teresa C. Proctor of Simpsonville; three sisters, Alice Smith of Aiken, Ruby Bunting of Maryland and Marjorie Cansler of Aiken; four grandchildren, Toni Bailey, Angela Irizarry, Torey Proctor and Christa Pittman; six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Coggins was predeceased by her step-mother, Dolly Harvey Smith, one son, Robert Ansel Coggins, Jr., one daughter, Janice C. Rice and one grandson, Howard Rice.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. Ken Vickery.

Visitation will be held 12:45-1:45 p.m. Tuesday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Victor Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1147, Greer, South Carolina 29652.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

The Wood Mortuary

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