Ruth Miller Breed

Ruth Miller Breed, 94, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Ruth was born in Haleyville to the late Mack and Erlene Loveless. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas J. Jones, who passed away in 1967, and Russell K. Breed, who passed away in 1997.

Ruth was an active member of Cornelia First Presbyterian Church and was affectionally known to her family as “Mamma.”

Ruth is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Steve Collier, of Cornelia. Ruth was also a proud grandmother and great-grandmother. Surviving grandchildren are Andrew and wife Leah and great-granddaughter Isabella Grace Collier and Christopher and his wife Collier and great-granddaughter, Sarah Catherine Collier.

She will be laid to rest in Winston Memorial Cemetery in Haleyville.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

Habersham Crematory (678-617-2210) of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.

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