Katy Ruth Wells O’Neal: Obituary


Katy Ruth Wells O’Neal

March 16, 1924 – May 8, 2019

In memory of Katy Ruth Wells O’Neal, age 95, of Cumming, Georgia entered into eternal life Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Mrs. O’Neal was born on March 16, 1924, in Royston, Georgia to the late Jesse L. Wells and Cordelia Winn Wells. She was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and a resident for many years at Gracemont Assisted Living in Cumming, Georgia. Ruth retired from Sears & Roebuck after 20 years in the credit department. She was known for her love for people and her hospitality. Mrs. O’Neal was preceded in death by her husband Ralph J. O’Neal, son, Ronald Wells O’Neal, grandson, Craig Preston O’Neal, brother, J. C. Wells, and sisters, Irene Jones, Sarah Wread, Dot Pece, and Francis Harvey. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Terrie O’Neal, of Cleveland, Georgia; daughter-in-law, Carol Bryant O’Neal, of Cumming, Georgia; former daughter-in-law Alana Cuthbertson O’Neal , of Temple, GA; sisters, Winnie Lowrey, Evelyn Burry, and Charlotte Long; grandchildren, Michael and Gina O’Neal, and Kathryn and Paul Rapalee; two great grandchildren, Stephen Rapalee and Nichole Rapalee, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 AM til the funeral service at 12:00 noon in the Dahlonega Chapel of McDonald Family Funeral Homes, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, 5755 Mallory Road, College Park, GA 30349. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Jail Ministry at Helen First Baptist Church, Post Office Box 626, Helen, Georgia 30545 or to a charity of your choice in her name. Dahlonega Funeral Home, 20 Gibson Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533 dahlonegafuneralhome.com


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