Obituary of Ruth A. Gaddy Wilson Bartlett
ADRIAN – Ruth A. (Gaddy) (Wilson) Bartlett, age 94, of Adrian, died June 10, 2020, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility.
She was born February 21, 1926, in Fairfield Twp. to William K. and Evangeline (Mickens) Nelson. On April 18, 1942, she married Harold Gaddy and they celebrated 40 years of marriage and four children. Harold preceded her in death on August 23, 1982. On October 14, 1983, she married Paul D. Wilson and he preceded her in death on February 21, 1991. On July 1, 1993, Ruth married Arnold E. Bartlett and he preceded her in death on December 7, 1999. Ruth retired from Maria Hall in 1986 where she had worked as a nurse’s aide; she was a member of the Jasper Bible Church and a life member of the auxiliary DAV.
Ruth is survived by her son, Duane R. (Linda) Gaddy of Ionia, MI; three daughters, Kathy M. (Ken) Richardson of Fairfield, Jill R. (Corkey) Giberson of Clayton, Marlene S. Bable of Adrian; two step-sons, Paul (Sandy) Bartlett of Holt, MI, Philip (Trudy) Bartlett of Spring Arbor, MI; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; five step grandchildren; 11 step great grandchildren; and three step great-great grandchildren. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, William Neslon, Jr. and Edwin Nelson, a stillborn; two sisters, Harriet Mattis and Jane Scott; and a daughter, Kay who was stillborn.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020, from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Rev. Bruce Jewett officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jasper Bible Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruth Gaddy Wilson Bartlett, please visit Tribute Store
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