Monday, December 20, 2021

Ruth Ard Giddens

Ruth Ard Giddens passed away peacefully surrounded by her daughters in the early morning hours on December 11, 2021, at the age of 86 years young.

Ruth was born to James and Lillie Mae Ard on February 18, 1935, in Damascus, Georgia and moved to Orlando at a young age.

 Ruth and her husband, Earl, raised their four children in Orlando, Florida. She also raised up many grand and great grandchildren thought-out her years, always affectionally known as Granny to them. Ruth had a way of taking anyone in and many neighbors have come to know and love her. She had a close relationship with all of her children, and she will be dearly missed. 

Ruth was preceded in death by her mother, farther, husband, all of her brothers and sisters as well as her beloved Son Ronald E. Giddens. 

Ruth is survived by her three daughters, Patricia Diane Patton, Shirley Ruth Lay, Connie Sue Foley, as well as her 6 Granddaughters, 3 Grandsons, 10 Great Granddaughters, and 7 Great Grandsons

The family will be receiving friends at 10:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Dobbs Funeral Home.  Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery.

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