Ruth Wilkins, 83, of Hoschton, died Monday, July 14, 2008.
A native of Barrow County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Martha Maynard Edwards and was a member of Appalachee Baptist Church. Mrs. Wilkins was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Joe Wilkins Sr.
Survivors include children, Virginia Meeler, Commerce, Steve Martin, Dahlonega, Edwin Martin, Cleveland, Tenn., Danny Martin, Winder, David Wilkins and Willie Joe Wilkins Jr., both of Hoschton; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 17, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 16, from 4 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.