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Mrs. Ruth M. Woodson
May 19, 1915 - August 29, 2017
In Loving Memory of Ruth M. Woodson
Ruth Marie Richardson Woodson
Born May, 15, 1915 in Reform, Alabama, the 2nd daughter of William Isaiah and Anna Belle (Ballard) Richardson. She was raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma and after finishing second in her high school class at 15 years of age, she matriculated to Tennessee State University for 3 years and finished her degree at Martin University.
After leaving Tennessee State she migrated to Indianapolis to join her parents, sister and brother-in-law. Here, she met and married John E. Woodson, where they had two children; Johnnie Mae Woodson Alex and William Delbert Woodson “Bubby”. She was the proprietor of La Modernnaire Beauty salon for 70 years, and was the adult bible school teacher ay Bishop Temple COGIC for over 40 years. Recently, she attended Christ Church Cathedral, with her daughter. She is survived by her children and grandchildren; William Jr. (Aryca), Simonna, Kaliah Elliott (Nathaniel), Shannon and John E. II, 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Crown Hill Funeral Home, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. Entombment to immediately follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.