Ruth Ann Brownfield Wilkinson, age 92, of Uniontown, PA, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Uniontown, PA on December 28, 1927 daughter of the late John Floyd Brownfield and Gazell Harrison Brownfield. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Wilkinson and her son, John W. Wilkinson.
Ruth had a life long passion for bird watching and gardening and she enjoyed her many friends and neighbors. Most of all, she loved being a mother.
Over the years, Ruth was a teachers aid at UHS, a member of the Brooks Bird Club, Grace Bible Class and “The Girls” card club. Ruth was an active Girl Scout Leader and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. She had her own business; Critter Sitters for many years.
Left to cherish Ruth’s memory are three children; Patricia Balsinger (Hal) of Conway, SC, Myra Wilkinson of Uniontown, and Robert L. Wilkinson (Vicki) of Sterling, VA; six grandchildren, Bradley Wilkinson, Brian Wilkinson, Kathryn Balsinger, Ashley Wilkinson Tuggle, Ryan Wilkinson and Tyler Wilkinson; six great grandchildren, Daniel Wilkinson, Aiden Wilkinson, Cody Wilkinson, Evan Wilkinson, Ryder Clark and Story Tuggle. A sister, Mary Elizabeth Brownfield Hydrick (Robert) of Grand Rapids, MI and four nieces, Susan, Connie, Betsy and Lynne Wilkinson Neilson.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA. A memorial service will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Ruth may be made to the Third Presbyterian Church, 425 Union St., Uniontown, PA 15401 or the Uniontown Public Library, 24 Jefferson St., Uniontown, PA 15401
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