Willie Ruth Ervin

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Willie Ruth Ervin

Willie Ruth Forgey Ervin, 88, a resident of Cleveland, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 24, 2018, in a local hospital. 

She was the daughter of the late Allie Meeks Forgey and Stirl Houston Forgey. Several brothers and sisters also preceded her in death. 

Along with her husband, they owned and operated Bob Ervin Upholstery Repair for over 40 years. She enjoyed flowers and sewing. She was able to sew anything, including fabric on furniture, clothes and pocketbooks. Most of all, she loved her family, friends and spoiling everyone. She attended the Church of God.

Survivors include her husband, James R. "Bob" Ervin of Cleveland; daughters: Barbara McDowell and her husband, Yogi, and Betty Ervin and her husband, Thomas, all of Cleveland; son, Ray Ervin and his wife, Renea,  of Cleveland; grandchildren: Zack Ervin and his wife, Amber, Hollie Fetzer and her husband, Tucker, Brittany Goins and her husband, Cody, Brad McDowell and his wife, Sheila, and Tifanie McDowell; great-grandchildren: Hailey, Hunter and Landn Ervin, Annabella Espinoza, Haley and Josie McDowell, Nikki Snyder and Kelli and Jacob Cooper, Jayla McDowell Blair; great-great-grandchildren: Kaidan Sims, Alaina Ware, Jack Snyder, Trinity Gibson, Noah, Jeremiah Cooper; and her special friends, Gary and Michelle Hipps, Lexi, Don Scoggins and Wanda Stokes.
 
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 3 p.m. from the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel with Pastor Timothy Gann officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

You may share your condolences and your memories with the Ervin family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com

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