Ruth (Carson) Duvall

Born: Mon., Jul. 26, 1926
Died: Wed., Mar. 19, 2014


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 20, 2014
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Mar. 21, 2014
Location: New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery

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Annis Ruth Carson Duvall

Annis Ruth Carson Duvall, age 87, of the Greshamville Community, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her love ones. Mrs. Duvall was born on July 26, 1926 in the Salem Community in Oconee County to the late Lorenzo Dow Carson and Ada Eubanks Carson.  She attended Farmington School and Watkinsville High School, where she was a outstanding guard on the basketball team.  She married Reid Arthur Duvall on March 17, 1943.   

Her past work experience included working at Woolworth’s in Akron, Ohio and Enterprise Aluminum in Eatonton, GA and helping her husband,Reid Duvall, on the family D & D Dairy/Cattle Farm.  She was an active and faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville.  Ruth was also a member of the Womens Missionary Union and the Eastern Star Chapter 335.

In addition to her husband, Reid Arthur Duvall, who preceded her in death on February 20, 1997, she was also preceded in death by two sons, Ralph Duvall and Larry Duvall; a grandson, Reid Duvall; and siblings, Warren Carson, L. D. Carson, Viola Heiress, Pansy Sanders and Mildred Davis.  She is survived by three daughters, Martha D. Wood and husband Curran of Nicholson, GA, Nell D. Magnus and husband Kenneth  of Maxeys, GA and Cathy D. Smith of the Greshamville Community; a son, Billy Duvall and wife Bonnie of the Greshamville Community; eight grandchildren, Matt Wood, Andy Wood, Brian Wood, Jay Turner, Mark Turner, Brad Turner, Will Duvall and John Duvall; thirteen great grandchildren; her beloved dog, Sophie; and a number of other relatives and close friends.

Graveside Services will be held Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Bob Willis  officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.    Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons: Will Duvall, John Duvall, Cody Duvall, Jay Turner, Brad Turner, Mark Turner, Brian Wood, Matt Wood and Andy Wood.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at McCommons Funeral Home.  The family requests that memorials be made in the way of donations to Fork Chapel United Methodist Church, 1670 Reid Duvall Road, Madison, GA 30650 or  New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
Dear Family,

God Bless all of you at this time. I wish you confort.

Betty Jo

Elaine & Terry Cantrell
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
So sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Elaine & Terry Cantrell

   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
Martha, Sorry to read of your mother's death. May GOD'S blessings shine on you and the Duvall family.

Everette Duvall
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
our prays are with your family

Randy and Lisa Shuman
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
Cathy, Mr. Billy, Will, Tiffany and the family,

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I pray that God ill wrap His loving arms around you all and give you strength and comfort.

Love, Wanda

Robert Moon
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
Sorry to hear of Mrs. Duvall's passing. My prayers are with the family.

dianne finch mckinley
   Posted Thu March 20, 2014
prayers and sympathy for the family in their loss

Jody Sellers
   Posted Fri March 21, 2014
Billy and Cathy and the rest of the family, I was so sorry to hear about Mrs. Ruth. She is in good hands now. My prayers are with you all.

Virginia Moody
   Posted Fri March 21, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss.

Donna Vandiver
   Posted Sat March 22, 2014
Cathy, So sorry to hear about your Moms passing. I will keep you and the entire family in my prayers.

Elaine Campbell Carpenter
   Posted Sat March 22, 2014
We were so sorry to hear of Mrs. Duvall's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time in their lives.


Elaine Campbell Carpenter

Jancice Campbell

Rev. James Bowen
   Posted Mon March 24, 2014
So sorry for your loss. The family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Mon March 24, 2014
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom and Grandmother.
Moms are always special. They know what and how to do everything!
Ruth was blessed with a wonderful and loving family. May the memories shared of happy occasions and words of wisdom she gave will be cherished.
May God be with each of you.