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Ann Ruth Brock

Female 1909 - 2005  (95 years)


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  • Name Ann Ruth Brock 
    Born 13 Oct 1909  Roseboro, Sampson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Ruth Brock Watkins  [1
    Died 10 Mar 2005  Winter Park, Orange, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • FOX Ruth Brock Watkins Fox, daughter of Leonard Garland Brock and Betty Smith Howard Brock, was born October 13, 1913 in Roseboro, North Carolina.

      She grew up in Kingstree, S.C. and spent her young adult years in Charleston, S.C. She was married in St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Charleston to James T. Watkins of Johnson City, TN. While she was a Jacksonville, FL resident from 1942 to 1967 she was a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, the Garden Club and the Women's Club. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader and enjoyed ceramics at the Art Museum and the game of bridge.

      After becoming a widow, she married Jim Fox Sr. of Orlando, FL. They lived for several years in Stuart, FL and in Sanibel Island for about ten years. They traveled to the Orient, Europe and the Caribbean.

      After becoming a widow again, she relocated to 1111 South Lakemont Ave. in Winter Park, FL. She enjoyed golf, art and many other activities while there.

      Family members include her daughter, Jan Watkins Bra dy; son-in-law, Clyde A. Brady lll; grandchildren, Jennifer Brady and Arthur Brady; sister, Frances Buckler (Mrs. Kenneth Buckler) of Prince Frederick, MD and by marriage, Jim Fox Jr., Sandra Fox Griffith and Robert Dallas Fox.

      Graveside service will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery, 4801 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL. Date of service to be announced.

      Florida Times-Union, The (Jacksonville, FL) - Saturday, March 12, 2005

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    Person ID I35471  tng Genealogy

    Father Leonard Garland Brock,   b. 25 Jan 1878,   d. 27 Sep 1953  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Betty Smith Howard,   b. 23 Nov 1882, Sampson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1938, Kingstree, Williamsburg, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Temple Watkins,   b. 26 Apr 1912, Johnson City, Carter, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1966, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F12756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1909 - Roseboro, Sampson, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Mar 2005 - Winter Park, Orange, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97265418.
      Record for Ruth Watkins
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=70531667&indiv=try