Obituaries for Tues., Sept. 25, 2012

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Ruth Ellen Nutt, 85, of Andalusia, passed away Thurs, Sept. 20, 2012, in Andalusia Regional Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Mon., Sept. 24, at Foreman Funeral Home with Brother Fred Kelley officiating and burial following at the River Falls Cemetery.

She was one whose door was always open, whose house all the kids wanted to visit, and the one who always had something good to say about everyone. She was a favorite aunt, loving sister, devoted wife, beloved sister-in-law and mother-in-law, the grandest grandmother and a loving mother. She was always one strong in her faith.

She is survived by her husband, Clarence Nutt of Andalusia; three sons and daughters-in-law, Walter (Lois) Harris of Pleasant Home, Tommy (Sara) Harris and Jackie Harris, all of Andalusia; two daughters, Ellen Self and Sabra Barnes, all of Andalusia; two sisters, Georgia Frasier of Crenshaw County and Jessie Jewel Franklin of Andalusia; her brother, Paul Neil of Andalusia; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Nettie and Boney Neil; her sister, Katherine Duke; her first husband, Jessie Taft Harris; her daughters, Polly Gunter and Mary McKinley; and one son, Bobby Dewayne Harris.