Ruth Langford 1921 - 2011 Columbus, Ga.
Services for Ruth Langford, 89, Columbus, Ga., will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Duncan officiating.
Mrs. Langford died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Columbus Hospice House.
She was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Midland City, Ala., the daughter of Steven and Alma Marshall Walding.
Mrs. Langford came to Columbus at the age of 18 to work for Columbus Manufacturing Company and retired 40 years later. She was a lifetime member of Second Baptist Church. Mrs. Langford enjoyed reading, traveling and working crossword puzzles.
She married James Earnest Langford Sr. in 1941 in Columbus. He preceded her in death in 1953. They shared 69 years of marriage.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Langford, Columbus; a son, Buddy Langford and wife Irene, Lawrence; a sister, Fay Faircloth and husband Eurple, Columbus; a brother, the Rev. Steven J. Walding Jr. and wife Era Mae, Dade City, Fla.; four grandchildren, James III, Jonathan, Jacinta Hoyt and Justin; two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Jordan; and three granddogs Scooter, Pee Wee and Be Be.
The family will receive friends Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to Columbus Hospice House, 7020 Moon Road Columbus, GA 31909.