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Ruth Sanes

May 30, 1939 — October 20, 2019

Ruth Sanes

Mrs. Ruth Googe Sanes, 80, of Mauk, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Oakland Church of God with Rev. Mike Sanes officiating. Burial will follow the service at Oakland Church of God Cemetery. The family will greet friends at Watson-Tante Funeral Home, 1052 Dr. Deryl Hart Road, Buena Vista, GA, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 6:00-8:00pm. Serving as pallbearers will be Ramey Butler, Larry Googe, Dustin Thorne, Asa Sanes, Todd Gay, and Andrew Sanes.

Mrs. Sanes was born on May 30, 1939, in Appling County, GA, to Jerry O’Neal and Alma Oberry Googe. She was a member of Oakland Church of God. Mrs. Sanes had previously been employed with Georgia Power and West Point Pepperell. She was an excellent seamstress and often made suits for her husband. She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, John D. Sanes of Mauk, GA; by a son, Rev. Michael D. and Kelly Sanes of Kingsland, GA; two daughters, Pamela and Ramey Butler of Harris county, GA, and Kathryn Sanes of Mauk, GA; two brothers, Thomas and Mary Googe and Ralph and Dyane Googe; two sisters, Robbie and Jack Williams and Carolyn and Larry Googe; by nine grandchildren, Adam D. Sanes, Karlee D. Gay, Asa J. Sanes, Andrew M. Sanes, and Kolby G. Williams, Drew Reynolds, Beth Neeley, Annah Preston, and Rhett Butler; and thirteen great-grandchildren. Many nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts also survive.

Watson-Tante Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.

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Past Services


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home- Buena Vista

Buena Vista, WI

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oakland Church of God

Mauk, GA

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