In Loving Memory of

Ruth Helen Parker


Ruth Helen Parker, 82, of Gainesville, FL, passed away on June, 10th 2021 in Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL at 4:30 AM. Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church in Williston, FL on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at 9:30 AM, followed by a funeral service at 10:30 AM. Ruth was born in Tucson, AZ to William Nerre and Alice Winscow on June 21st, 1938. She worked as a Financial Planner for many years. She was involved in the Women’s Club and the Red Hat Society. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband David, her mother and father, and her son Dennis. She is survived by her partner and caregiver, Ron Colman, her son Eric and his wife Cheryl, her adopted daughter Karen and her husband Paul, and three grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 213 W Noble Ave, Williston, FL 32696. Arrangements are under the direction of FOREST MEADOWS FUNERAL HOME, 725 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Fl, 32609. 352-378-2528

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  1. lauren mcclain at · Reply

    I am so sorry to learn of Ruth’s passing. My parents Earl and Joan Beavers were were good friends with Ruth and her husband Dave. My prayers are with her family.

    Lauren McClain

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