COMMERCE – Ruth Beck Fitzpatrick, 93, died Saturday, August 29, 2009, at BJC Nursing Home.
Born in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Zula Wood Beck. She was a member of Union Baptist Church and was a homemaker. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was preceded in death by her husband, O.B. Fitzpatrick; a son, Harold Fitzpatrick; and grandson, Billy Wayne Duncan.
Survivors include daughters, Lois Sergent and Louise Seagraves, both of Commerce; sons, Aubrey Fitzpatrick, Commerce, and Donald Ivie, Jackson; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 31, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Revs. Douglas Duncan and Henry Webb officiating. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Community Church Cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.