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Mother Ruth Ella Siders
July 11, 1923 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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"During your journey on your final flight home, white wings will carry you and you will be flown. To the pearly gates of Heaven where they will usher you in, to the feet of your Lord, your Saviour and your Friend. He will hold you in His arms and the angels will sing, as another one of His children is delivered by white wings."
Mrs. Ruth Ella Siders was born July 11, 1923, in McCormick, SC to Bishop Eddie and Dessie Burgess. She
attended public school in McCormick, SC. She moved to Ritter, SC and worked at Friendly Motor Court.
After leaving there, she went to work at the Sewing Factory in Smoaks, SC until her retirement. She was
married to the late Benjamin Siders until his death in 1990. She was the mother to seven children; three girls
and four boys. She was a member of Greater Goodwill Evangelistic Mission Church.
She departed this life on December 22, 2023. Preceding her in death are both of her parents, three brothers; Taylor
Burgess, E D. Burgess, and Johnny Burgess; Four sisters, Willie M Paul, Hessie Lee Middleton, Francis
Deal, and Dessie Kaugh: One daughter, Jettie Brown and two sons, James Williams and Winston Siders.
She leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Robert (Marilyn) Siders of Augusta GA and Benjamin Siders of
Walterboro SC; two daughters, Tena Williams and Diana Williams both of Walterboro SC; a very special
niece, Betty J. Deal whose nearly every day visits were so special; adopted children, Annebell Sanders,
David Womble and Tina Gethers; special friends, Diane Webster, Dianne Smith and family, and a host of
grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.