Ruth Walls


2014 Ruth Evelyn Walls, a resident of Brighton Gardens of Dunwoody, age 85, died January 14, 2014. Ruth was predeceased by husband, Rev. Leland Walls, who passed away in 1998. She is survived by two sons, Rev. David and Pat Walls of Williamsport, Pennsylvania; and Daniel and Claire Walls of Chamblee, Georgia; grandchildren Bryan and Amber Walls of Dallas, Texas and Angela Walls of Chamblee, Georgia. She was born November 30, 1928 in Jerseyville, Illinois. She was the only child of Walter and Christena Kirchner. She graduated from Jerseyville High School in 1946 and went to Illinois College for two years majoring in English. On June 19, 1949 she married Leland Walls, who became a United Methodist minister and pastored in the Central Illinois area for forty years. Ruth Walls was an active member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. A memorial service and celebration of Ruth's life will be held at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church on January 17th at 11:30 AM, with visitation one hour prior at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305. - See more at: