- Local Guide
Ruth Zimmerman, 77, formerly of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Carolina Medical Center - Northeast in Concord, N.C.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1935, in Dorchester County, S.C. to Le Roy and Annie Laurie (Mizell) Hilton.
On Oct. 15, 1960, she married Richard Zimmerman, who died on March 11, 1993.
She is survived by two sons, Anthony Wertenberger of Fort Wayne, Ind. and R. Troy (Anna Langenkamp) Zimmerman of St.Marys; two daughters, Anne (Jimmy Rivera) Stewart of Convoy and Renee (Charlie Breeding) Gilbert of Albemarle, N.C.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Le Roy Hilton of South Carolina and Robert (Georgiana) Hilton of South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Le Roy and Annie Laurie Hilton and her brother, James Hilton.
She managed the club room at the VFW Post #9289 in St. Marys for 27 years, where she also volunteered countless hours as a lifetime member of the ladies’ auxiliary.
Rites are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel in St. Marys.
Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.