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Ruth Burdsal Krauss, 89, of Savannah, died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Thrive at Deerwood in Jacksonville, Florida.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Virgil Raymond Burdsal and the late Mamie Ruth Holder Burdsal. Ruth was a communicant of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and a former communicant of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. In the early years of their marriage she worked for the telephone company to support their family while Irvin went to pharmacy school.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Ruth Krauss Bazemore; her former husband of 47 years, Irvin Joseph Krauss; a sister, Sylvia A. Hopfer, and two brothers, Charles Lee Burdsal and Virgil Burdsal.

Surviving are her son, Scott A. Krauss; her son-in-law, Dr. James “Jim” K. Bazemore, Jr., and six grandchildren, Jordan Bazemore, Jake Bazemore, Blake Bazemore, McKenna Bazemore, Connor Krauss and Zachary Krauss.

A memorial service will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon, August 17, 2019, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue conducted by Father Patrick S. O’Brien. Inurnment will be in Hillcrest Abbey – East.

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  1. Jacquelyn Brown says:

    Scott and Family,

    We are sorry to read about your mother. We all had some fun times at Miss Owens pool and in the creek at Tybee. Your mother will be fondly remembered. She is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Jackie, Charlie, Charlie and Jonathan Brown

  2. Former neighbor says:

    Former Daffin Heights neighbor

  3. George and Donna Keeran says:

    Remembering Ruth with fond memories! Our condolences to the family!

  4. Jerrell an Betty Clanton says:

    Our love and deepest sympathy to Ruth’s family at this sad time.
    We are long time friends and neighbors.
    We will be praying for all of the family, for she will be truly missed.

  5. Mike and Jocelyn Watson says:

    All our condolences to the whole family in this time of grief and sorrow. Ruth will be missed by all.

  6. Sue Scudder Schmidt says:

    I just read of your mother’s passing. She was a dear lady. Her mother lived down the street from us, and your Uncle Virgil was my cousin by marriage. I never saw Ruth when she didn’t have a smile on her face. My sympathy to you all.

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