Ruth Jobson

Obituary of Ruth A. Jobson

ALEXANDRIA BAY Ruth A. Jobson, 89, of Route 12 died Wednesday afternoon at Carthage Area Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility where she had been a patient since April. Born December 10, 1921 in Clayton, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Alice Zimmer Kennedy. Mrs. Jobson graduated from Clayton High School before graduating from the New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. Mrs. Jobson worked in nursing prior to her marriage to R. Gerald Sargent. Mr. Sargent died August 17, 1972. She later married Emerson Jobson October 17, 1973. Mr. Jobson died December 22, 1988. She was a member of the Rebekahs and the Alexandria Bay Baptist Church, where she served on the board of directors. Her hobbies included knitting, gardening, canning, cooking, and playing cards. Survivors include three sisters, Faith Murling Boonville NY, Nancy Bond, and her husband, Leo, of Clayton and Virginia Haley, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews; and one sister-in-law, Beulah Kennedy, Clayton. She was predeceased by two brothers and one sister-in-law, James and Bea Kennedy, and Vern Kennedy; one sister and her husband, Dorothy and Adrian Bundy; and one brother-in-law, Earl "Bud" Murling. A memorial service will be Monday, December 27th at 10 am at the Alexandria Bay Baptist Church with Rev. Francis Wood officiating. Burial will be at a later time in Omar Cemetery. Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc., Theresa. Donations may be made in her memory to the Alexandria Bay Baptist Church, Bolton Ave., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607. Condolences may be made online by clicking on the Send A Condolence link found below.
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