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Ruth Leah Gee

November 6, 1936 - July 28, 2019

Service Date: August 3, 2019

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Ruth Leah Gee, 82, a resident of Fort Myers, FL for the past 12 years, formerly of Loveland, OH, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Fort Myers. She was born November 6, 1936 in Beth Page, TN to James and Fannie Cooper, now deceased.

Ruth was a member of Gulf Coast Church of Christ in Fort Myers. Prior to her move to Florida, she was active in teaching bible school at the Northeast Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ruth was a member of PEO, a woman’s sorority; serving as president for the local chapter.

Ruth enjoyed playing bridge, traveling to the Caribbean Islands snorkeling even though she was not a swimmer, boating and camping at lakes in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Most of all she enjoyed being with her four grandkids.

Ruth will be remembered as a quiet and reserved person who people found easy to talk and share with. She could be in several ways likened to Ruth in the bible.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Sherman Gee of Fort Myers; two loving children, James Mike Gee of Clarksville, TN, and Deborah Gauger of Murfreesboro, TN; four grandchildren, Amanda, Scott, Christopher, and Nathan; as well as four great grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by five siblings, James Cooper, Raymond Cooper, Letha Dobbs, Arlene Griggs and Janice Cooper.

Memorial Services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Gulf Coast Church of Christ, 9550 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33966 with Pastor Randy Simmons officiating.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Ruth Leah Gee are suggested to The Staff Appreciation Fund at Brookdale at the Colony, 13565 American Colony Blvd, Ft. Myers, FL 33912.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.