Ruth Atkins Livingston, 73, of Cordova passed on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, after a brief illness.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg. Rev. Larry Williams will be officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel prior to the memorial service.
Mrs. Ruth was born on December 28, 1947 in Florence, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Alton D. Atkins and the late Novis J. Atkins. She was the owner and operator of Head Lines Total Hair Care. Ruth was a member of Rivelon Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family was her life. She will be forever missed. She was predeceased by a brother, Alton D. Atkins, Jr.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Grady “Jeryl” Livingston of Cordova; daughter, Julie Collins (Kent) of Lexington; sons, Wesley Livingston (Chelsi) of Forest Acres, Everette Livingston (Sumner) of Forest Acres; grandchildren, Adrienne Collins of Lexington, McKinley Livingston of Forest Acres, Lawton Livingston of Forest Acres; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Greyson; brother, E.B. Atkins of Swansea, Pearce Atkins (Debbie) of Gilbert and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Rivelon Baptist Church at 395 Rivelon Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115.
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