Ruth Whittaker


Passed: Sunday, December 28, 2014
Funeral: Friday, January 3, 2014

Age: 88
Location: Greer, SC

Ruth Cox Whittaker, 88, widow of Ralph Whittaker, Jr., died December 28, 2014 at Alpha Health and Rehab.

A native of Spartanburg County, daughter of the late W.A. and Ellen Wilson Cox, she was a retired employee of Kmart and a member of Sharon United Methodist Church.


Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Ken and Linda Whittaker of Greer and Ray and Teresa Whittaker of Fort Mill; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Earl Seymour of Middleburg, Florida, Kim and David Anderson of Greenville, and Carol Hooper of Greer; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Whittaker was predeceased by a brother, W.E. Cox and a sister, Lois Cox Boyter.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday at Sharon United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. Bryson Williams.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held 1:30 until 2:45 p.m. Friday at the church.

The families are at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Sharon United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 418, Reidville, SC 29375.

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

Wood Mortuary

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