Ruth Sinclair (Pate) Bunn

April 18, 1928 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 91)


Funeral services for Ruth Pate Bunn, age 91 of Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Her sons, Pastor Alan Bunn and John Bunn, will officiate with interment to follow the service at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM.

Mrs. Bunn passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on April 18, 1928, Mrs. Bunn was the daughter of the late R. Alexander and Annie Gunter Pate.  Mrs. Bunn was a homemaker and was a long time active member of the Habersham Homemakers Club. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and she also sang with Mountain Voices Community Chorus.  Mrs. Bunn was a member and Past President of the Habersham Gideons Ladies Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bunn is preceded in death by grandsons Joseph Bunn and Conley Isaacs, brothers Graham and Prior, and sisters Ollie Lee and Frances.

Survivors include her husband Dwight Bunn of Clarkesville, children Alan Bunn (Coralyn) of Greenville, South Carolina, Carla Isaacs (Walter) of San Antonio, Texas, John Bunn (Lisa) of Elizabethton, Tennessee and Donna James of Clarkesville, sister Ethel Pate of Fayetteville, North Carolina, grandchildren Daniel (Jennifer), Gloria (Joel), Megan, Whitney (Cesar), Kelsey, Lydia, Johnathan, Jessica, and Julia as well as three great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gideons International - Habersham North Camp, PO Box 1855, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

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Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256


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February 20, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM

Funeral Service
February 20, 2020

11:00 AM

Interment following service
February 20, 2020

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