Ruth Cashwell

December 17, 1942 - August 14, 2017
Ruth Cashwell

Ruth Cashwell, 74, of Wilmington passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Ruth was born in Harford, MD.,  December 17, 1942 the eldest daughter of the late Joseph Lee and Ada Lorraine Davis Cerny. She retired after 35 years of teaching Public School in New Hanover County, and was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church, where she taught the Berean Fellowship class. Also preceding her in death are sisters Wanda Lorraine Hill, Deborah Anne Morrison.

Surviving are a son Brandon Cashwell and wife Jessie of Hampstead, a daughter Laura Phillips and husband Robert of Dunn, brothers Jerry DuBree & Danny DuBree and sister Sandy Hilditch of Havre de Grace, MD. Her grandchildren Trisden Phillips and Kira Cashwell.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday August  27, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church.

The family request memorials be directed to Grace Baptist Church 1401 N. College Road Wilmington, NC 28405.

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  • August 16, 2017
    Jasmine says:
    My condolences to the family during this difficult time, may you find comfort in god, the source of all comfort, (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) and may you find comfort in his promise of a ressurection ( John 5:28,29), a promise that will enable you to be reunited with your loved one.

  • August 21, 2017
    Sandra Hilditch says:
    My condolences to the family. Remember because of Christ, death is not the end. Ruth lives and one day we'll see her again. Until then, we need to hold tight to our happy memories of her.