Ada Ruth Vandergrift

Ada Ruth Vandergrift, 85, of Benton, was received by Our Heavenly Father on May 18, 2014. Ruth was a member and Sunday School Teacher for many years at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.  She retired from North American Phillips after 40 plus years and Walmart as a door greeter after 18 years.  “Nanny” as her grandchildren called her, will be sorely missed by all her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Pete T. Vandergrift; daughter, Linda F. Vandergrift and son, Jeffery L. Vandergrift.
She is survived by her daughters, Judy Bramlett, Janie Beaudin (Pete), Bonnie Bramer and Deborah Rogers (James).  She leaves behind one sister, Pauline Fooks; nine grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Ashby Funeral Home with burial at Mt. Harmony Cemetery.  Bro. Scott King will be officiating. 
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at Ashby Funeral Home.
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