Ocean City Today

Ruth R. Greer

Apr 06, 2017
Ruth R. Greer

printed 04/07/2017

Ocean City

Ruth R. Greer, age 87, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at home.

She was born in Roslin, Tennessee, the fifth of eight children to the late Henry Harrison Rogers and Ella Young Rogers.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, William Thomas Greer, Jr.; sister, Avo Rena Flowers; brother, William L. Rogers; and sister, Alva Jean Beaty.

Surviving are her children, Pam Buckley, and her husband, Ron, Tommie Morrison, Dr. William T. Greer, III, and his wife, Bonnie, and Darryl Greer, and his wife, Pat, all of the Ocean City area.

There are nine grandchildren, Amanda, Sean and Amy Buckley; Thomas Morrison, Taylor Silva and her husband, Carlos, Dylan and Wyatt Greer, and Julian and Alison Greer, and one great-grandson, Charles Thomas Silva.

Surviving are also her sisters, Freeda, Doris, and her husband, George, and Sherrel, and her husband, John, and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Our mother was a beautiful, graceful and loving person. She enjoyed creating a home and doing things for her children and grandchildren. She loved to work and succeeded in many careers throughout her life.

Mom was very appreciative of everything she was blessed with. She liked good food, good times, flowers, laughter and music. Her major passion though was politics. Mom changed with the times and the situations that were presented to her and faithfully persevered. We enjoyed her so very much and are so thankful she was “our” mom. She will be truly missed, but always remembered and forever loved.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Atlantic United Methodist Church in Ocean City. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Rev. George Patterson will officiate. Interment will be at the Storie Cemetery in Jamestown, Tennessee at a later date.

A donation in her memory may be made to: Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Letters of condolences may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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