Ruth Helen Augusta Haller James born in Jacksonville, Florida on February 15, 1935. Departed on January 31, 2018 and resided in Nashville, Tennessee.
“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Abraham Lincoln
Ruth James was born in Jacksonville to Otto and Berta Haller on February 15, 1935. She married Frank Eugene James on June 1, 1957. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, and friend; she never met a stranger and was a friend to many. She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank and her sister, Elizabeth Haller Koss.
She is survived by her sons, Michael (Julie) James and Steven (Kim) James; and grandson, Joshua Franklin James. For the entire arc of her life, all she ever wanted to be was a mother – and that was enough. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made in her name to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St. Nashville, TN. 37203