Cartersville Woman Marks 100th Birthday Milestone

A momentous occasion unfolded in Cartersville as Ruth Ann Summey marked her 100th birthday on March 11, 2024, surrounded by loved ones and well-wishers at Tiger Lily Estates Assisted Living.

Ruth Ann, a cherished resident of the facility, was honored with jubilant ceremonies befitting the significance of her milestone achievement. Among those celebrating her centennial birthday were family members, friends, and fellow residents, who gathered to commemorate her remarkable journey through a century of life.

Renowned for her unwavering faith and devout spirituality, Ruth Ann holds the esteemed title of being the last Charter Member of LifePoint Church on Tennessee Street. With a steadfast commitment to her religious beliefs, she has been an integral part of the church community since 1949, serving as a beacon of inspiration and devotion to all who know her.

Reflecting on her lifelong devotion to her faith, Ruth Ann’s son, Charles, shared fond memories of her unwavering dedication to her beliefs and her profound love for the church. He emphasized her deep-rooted spirituality as a defining aspect of her character, shaping her outlook on life and guiding her actions with unwavering integrity.

In addition to her steadfast faith, Ruth Ann’s life has been enriched by enduring love and cherished companionship. Married to her beloved husband for an impressive 69 years before his passing, she exemplified the timeless values of commitment, loyalty, and devotion in her marriage, leaving a legacy of enduring love and partnership.

Beyond her religious devotion and marital bliss, Ruth Ann’s zest for life shines through in her love for animals, particularly cats, and her passion for solving puzzles. Embracing the simple joys of life, she finds delight in playing bingo with fellow residents at the assisted living facility, fostering camaraderie and connection through shared moments of laughter and fun.

Described affectionately by her son Charles as someone who “just loves people,” Ruth Ann’s warm-hearted nature and infectious spirit have endeared her to all who have the privilege of knowing her. Her centennial birthday celebration serves as a testament to the profound impact she has made on the lives of those around her, inspiring joy, love, and admiration wherever she goes.

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As Ruth Ann embarks on her journey into her second century of life, the Cartersville community joins together in extending heartfelt congratulations and best wishes for many more years of happiness, health, and fulfillment. Her remarkable resilience, unwavering faith, and boundless love serve as an enduring source of inspiration and hope for generations to come.

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