Ruth Barthenia Adams Wagoner
November 3, 1943 - April 21, 2023

Ms. Ruth Barthenia Adams Wagoner, 79 of Ringgold, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2023.

She was raised in Kentucky and spent many years moving around the southern United States before settling in Ringgold, Georgia for the last 40 years. Throughout her life Ms. Ruth volunteered at church, taught Sunday School, sung in the choir and attended Ringgold First Baptist Church. She retired from Ringgold Elementary School as a teacher, she enjoyed reading, and loved animals. Above all, Ruth loved her Savior Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her mother, Georgia Finley; father, Hugh Adams; sibling, Billy Adams, Mike Adams, and Janie Adams.

Survivors include her children, Kelly Thomas (Michelle) Wagoner of Flintstone, Rebecca (Kerry) Pennington of Ringgold, Jason Wagoner of Fort Oglethorpe; brother, Garland Adams; grandchildren, Kody, Hannah, Kaitlyn, Dallas, Price, Pierce, Rhett, and great grandchild, Oakley. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday prior to the service. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jason Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Catoosa Memorial Gardens.

Visitation

Wilson Funeral Home – Ringgold Chapel
443 Boynton Drive
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 935-2331

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Wilson Funeral Home – Ringgold Chapel
443 Boynton Drive
Ringgold, GA 30736
(706) 935-2331