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Ruth Tucker Lastinger

February 12, 1925 — April 1, 2024


MOULTRIE, GA – Ruth Tucker Lastinger, 99, of Moultrie, went home to be with her Lord on April 1, 2024. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with Reverend Charlie Tucker officiating.  Interment will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends from 1:00-1:45 PM on Saturday at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Born February 12, 1925, in Moultrie, she was the daughter of the late Elsie Tucker and Eve Thompson Tucker.  Mrs. Lastinger was a devoted wife and mother who loved her family dearly.  She worked as a Finance Officer for the Community Action Council.  Mrs. Lastinger was a skilled seamstress who enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and making quilts.  She was an avid reader who enjoyed studying her Bible.  Mrs. Lastinger loved her Lord and served as a Sunday School Teacher for over 60 years telling others about Christ.  She was a faithful member at Calvary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Andrew T, Lastinger; a granddaughter, Neticha Lastinger; and sisters, Clotile Hatcher and Loette McGuire.

Survivors include her children, Eugene Lastinger and wife Betty, Leslie Lastinger and wife Gloria and Anthony Lastinger and wife Beverly; grandchildren, Andrew Lastinger, Jr., Donna Lastinger, Michelle Whitney and husband Tim, Nichole Bradley and husband Jake, Amanda York and husband Bryan, and Benton Lastinger and wife Jennifer; great-grandchildren, Hannah Stringi and husband Efren, Elijah Lastinger, Andrew Bradley, Sarah Bradley, Curtis Whitney, Tara Whitney, Victoria Whitney, Brady York, Chloe York, Coby Lastinger and Silas Lastinger; sister, Gwen Turner; several nieces and nephews; along with numerous other extended family members and friends. 

For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, 231 Sam Sells Rd, Doerun, GA 31744.

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.  

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