Ruth M. Person

Published 6:17 pm Wednesday, November 21, 2012

November 19, 2012

SUFFOLK — Ruth Madren Person, 54, died on Nov. 19, 2012, in Suffolk. She was predeceased by her mother, Marjorie M. Madren, and sister, Elizabeth Jonas. Ruth was a retired LPN from Norfolk General Hospital.

Besides her father, she is survived by her husband, Neil E. Person; daughter, Sarah Greene, of Baja Mexico; sisters, Carol Connor, of Newport News, and Amy Baker, of Lafayette, La.; brothers, Silas “Sam” Madren, of Leesburg, Va., and James Madren Jr., of Virginia Beach; father and stepmother, James Madren Sr. and Thelma, of Louisiana; aunt Evelyne Graham and cousins Lynne Johnston and Daniel Graham, all of Suffolk.

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A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 604 Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at