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In Memory of

Ruth M. Milton

September 15, 1925 - May 14, 2017

Obituary


Ruth M. Milton, age 91, passed from this life on May 14, 2017 at her home in West Palm Beach after a long illness. Ruth was born in Oxford, FL on September 15, 1925 to Kyle and Bessie Martin. She married C. Hayward Milton in 1943 and later moved to WPB in 1951. Hayward preceded her in death in 1982. She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Milton (WPB), Kay Estes (Alachua, FL) and son Charles Milton (WPB) son-in-law Bob Estes (Alachua, FL), a sister Olive Jerkins (Waycross ,GA) and brother- in -law, Gene Crenshaw(Oxford,...

Ruth M. Milton, age 91, passed from this life on May 14, 2017 at her home in West Palm Beach after a long illness. Ruth was born in Oxford, FL on September 15, 1925 to Kyle and Bessie Martin. She married C. Hayward Milton in 1943 and later moved to WPB in 1951. Hayward preceded her in death in 1982. She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Milton (WPB), Kay Estes (Alachua, FL) and son Charles Milton (WPB) son-in-law Bob Estes (Alachua, FL), a sister Olive Jerkins (Waycross ,GA) and brother- in -law, Gene Crenshaw(Oxford, FL). She has three grandchildren, Kyle Milton (NPB), David Milton (Phoenix, AZ) and Brittany Clayton (Jellico, TN) and one great-grandchild, Benaiah Clayton and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth was long-time employee of the PBC School District in the Media Services Department. Upon her retirement, she enjoyed attending craft fairs, selling her quilted wall hangings and other hand crafted items, reading and church work. Ruth was a long-time member of the Palm Beach Lakes Church of Christ. The family will meet with friends at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Palm Beach Lakes Church of Christ, 4067 Leo Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.