Lillie Ruth, as she is affectionately known, was a dedicated mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend, full of life with an incredible sense of humor.

She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as her brother, James Sankey, and her sister, Dollie Jones McNeil. From her union with Herman Eric Cole, she leaves to cherish her memory, a loving and devoted daughter, Sonya L. Clark, Ed.D. and a grandson, Carleton Thompson, Jr. Also, left to cherish her memories are a loving aunt, Ruth P. Green; four nieces, Bridgette Jones, Donna Jones, Dena Jones, Darmice Jones, all of Washington, DC; four nephews, Keith Jones of Washington, DC; Richard Jones of Mobile, AL, Derrick Sankey and Cedric Sankey of Montgomery, AL; close cousins, John Allen Green, Barbara Wheeler, Alonzo and Faye Green, of Montgomery, AL; Michael Green of Atlanta, GA; Terry Green, Woodrow Green Jr. of Hayward, CA; Yvonne Murray of Detroit, MI; and a host of cousins, other relatives and good friends.

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