Welcome to the memorial page for

Ruth V. Leeth

August 30, 1916 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 100)

Ruth Vick Leeth, 100, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on June 21, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wheeler B. Leeth. She is survived by her daughter, Joyce L. Willis (Bob); two grandsons, Robert Michael Willis (Laura) of Tampa, Florida, and Richard Wheeler Willis (Tricia) of Yorba Linda, California; six great-grandchildren, Margaret Elizabeth, Robert Wheeler, Danielle Colleen, Virginia Catherine, Nicole Joyce, Caroline Alexandria; and one great-great-grandchild, Anna.

Ruth was a member of First Baptist Church of Bradenton for over 60 years, where she taught Bible classes and served on various committees.

She earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Education from the University of Alabama and a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She taught school in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Palmetto, Florida, before being appointed Visiting Teacher and later Director of Personnel in Manatee County. She served two years as President of the Florida Association of Personnel Directors, one year as President of AAUW, and was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary educational society.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the First Baptist Church of Bradenton.

Charitable donations may be made to:

First Baptist Church of Bradenton
1306 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34205
Web: http://fbcbradenton.org

 Service Information

June 24, 2017

10:00 AM
Manasota Memorial Park
1221 53rd Ave E
Bradenton, Fl 34203

- Memorial Service -
July 1, 2017

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Bradenton
1306 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205

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