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Ruth Lee Donahue

February 16, 1928 — November 26, 2021

Ruth Lee Donahue

Ruby, SC

Mrs. Ruth Lee Pigg Donahue, age 93, entered into rest on Friday, November 26, 2021. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 29, 2021 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. Troy Watkins with burial to follow in the White Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM Monday prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home of Patricia Funderburk in Jefferson, SC.

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Mrs. Donahue was born February 16, 1928 in Chesterfield County, SC a daughter of the late William Pigg and Ada Jordan Sellers. She was a homemaker and former member of Clanton Plains Baptist Church. Ruth enjoyed sewing, working in her garden, working word search puzzles, and most of all finding deals at yard sale. She loved the Christmas season and was the true matriarch of her family.

Mrs. Donahue was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was also preceded in death by her step-father who helped to raise her, Lewis Sellers; beloved husband, William “Bill” Donahue; and son-in-law, Lester D. Tarlton.

Survivors include her 4 daughters, Patricia (Ed) Funderburk of Jefferson, SC, Joyce Williams of Kershaw, SC, Susan Tarlton of Jefferson, SC, and Tammy (Jerry) Plyler of Lancaster, SC; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 3 great – great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Donahue family.

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Monday, November 29, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Monday, November 29, 2021

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318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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