Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 16, 2009
Services for Ruth Cardwell Jinright , 83, of Troy, who peacefully passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Troy Regional Medical Center, will be at 6:00 P.M., Friday, April 17 at Green Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doc Kirby officiating.
Burial will be in Green Hills Cemetery under the direction of Green Hills Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Friday, April 17 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Green Hills Funeral Home.
She was born April 30, 1925 in Troy, Ala. and was a lifelong resident of Pike County.
She was a graduate of Troy High School and Massey Business College.
She served as bookkeeper over the years for Troy Bank and Trust, Banks Elementary School, Bethel Primary School, and the Troy University Physical Plant.
She was an active member of Williams Memorial Presbyterian Church since its inception and served as its bookkeeper and a Sunday school teacher for many years.
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and friend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Jinright, her parents, Clarence and Ruth Somersett Cardwell, and sisters Ruby Law and Lorraine Harris.
She is survived by her son John Jinright, daughter-in-law, Penny, and their children, Jessica and Tessa, all of Troy, a sister, Hilda Wininger (Tucson, AZ), a niece, Gail Liston, (Jefferson, MA), a brother, Clarence Cardwell, Jr., (Midland, TX), nephews Bob Cardwell (Austin, TX) and Bill Cardwell, a niece, Jimmie Sue Cummins (Princeton, IN), a nephew, Ed Harris (Arab, AL) and their respective families.
The family especially wishes to thank Dr. Pink Folmar, Mrs. Jane Denison, Mrs. Shirley Brabham, Mrs. Billie Anne McCloud, Mrs. Betty Powell, Mrs. Elizabeth Dansby, Mrs. Rebecca Shipman, Mrs. Pauladene Edwards, Mrs. Jeri Redmon and Mrs. Lois Byrd for their kindness and love over the years. The family also expresses gratitude to the nurses, doctors and aides of Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center and the Troy Regional Medical Center.
The family asks that memorials be made to the Williams Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1331 Troy, AL 36081.
Green Hills is honored to serve the Jinright Family.