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Ruth Nolen

February 1, 1943 — April 26, 2021


Ruth Clay Nolen, 78, of Trinity passed away Monday, April 26, 2021 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28 at Midway Memorial Gardens with Bro. Wayne Dotson officiating.

Born on February 1, 1943 to the late Coy Clay and Irene Dotson, Ruth was a member of East Lawrence Church of God.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Ray Nolen; daughter, Dorothy Gillespie (Stanley); grandchildren, Stacey Gillespie (Leslie), Kelly Gillespie, Dustin Nolen, and Jason Nolen (Allison); great-grandchildren, Eryn Gillespie, Bryant Gillespie, Kynlee Gillespie, Destinee Nolen, Zek Nolen, Kerstin Nolen, Jaxon Bear Nolen, and Madelyn Rae Nolen; siblings, Coy Dotson (Ann), Tommy Dotson (Cynthia), Ronald Dotson (Judy), Lois King (Harold), Titus Dotson (Brenda), Jan Nash (Tim), and Chuck Dotson (Samantha).

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; son, Willard Nolen; sisters, Opal Suddieth and Doris Nolen; and brothers, James Dotson, Tim Dotson, and Henry Dotson.

The family extends special thanks to the Decatur Morgan Hospital ICU nurses and doctors.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Midway Memorial Gardens

3740 Co Rd 434, Moulton, AL 35650

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