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Ruth Ann Elliott

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WAKE FOREST — Ruth Anne Elliott, 72, of Wake Forest, passed away Thursday, April 4.

She was born Aug. 20, 1946 in Toronto, Canada, a daughter of the late Elma (Shields) Kelly and Malcom Henderson.

Ruth enjoyed reading books, enjoyed gardening and fostered many dogs for rescue groups.

Along with her parents she was predeceased by her stepfather Jack Kelly.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Gary Elliott, her stepdaughters: Teri Brown and Erica Elliott; grandchildren: Kayla Donnelly, Kyle Donnelly, and Kelsie Donnelly; her sister Dianne Heath, niece Kathleen Wood, and nephew Matthew Health.

The family would like to thank Renaissance Care Home and Transitions LifeCare and Joyce Leonard for their wonderful care and support they provided Ruth and her family.

A time of visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Bright Funeral Home 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587.