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Ruthie Wright
Dec 26, 1958 to Apr 03, 2018


Prophetess Ruthie Wright, 59, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at her home. Born December 26, 1958, in Sumter, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Wright, Sr. and Ruth Devoe Wright. She attended the public schools of Sumter County and was a graduate of Sumter High School, Class of 1977. Ruthie studied at and graduated from Central Carolina Technical College, where she earned various credentials which included a Diploma in Accounting and a Certified Certificate in early Childhood Development. She was employed at Silver Moon Diner in downtown Sumter, as a domestic employee for different employers throughout Sumter County and as a Special Needs Substitute Teacher for Sumter County School Districts. Ruthie decided to listen to her heavenly Father and walk with him. Thus, she began her missionary work and traveled throughout several states while being committed to the Lord as a “Strong Woman of God”. She attended the Women’s Institute of Ministry, Atlanta, Georgia, from 2002 to 2007, where she earned her title as “Prophetess” and was ordained to preach the gospel. She was in the top of her class. Prophetess Ruthie has left an imprint and a legacy that will continue through her devoted daughters, Regina M, Wright and Vanessa G. (Moses) Gary, both of Sumter; two granddaughters; seven grandsons; three sisters, Barbara J. (Danny) Fickens, Deborah A. (Ronnie) Witherspoon and Jeanette (Leroy) Blanding; three brothers, Charlie Wright, Jr., Wilford (Adelle) Wright and Stanley (Audrey) Wright; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving relatives and friends at her home, 43 James Village, Sumter, and at 218 Gamble Street, Sumter. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 11 a. m, from the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3249 Highway 15 South, Sumter, with the Rev. Willie A. Wright, pastor, eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the Church at 10 a. m. The procession will leave 218 Gamble Street, Sumter, at 10:20 a. m. Burial will be in the Bradford Cemetery.
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