Iris Ruth Fox


Iris Ruth Fox, 95, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Decatur Wellness Center.

She enjoyed volunteering at nursing homes in the area and also at Walmart.

She was employed at Wendover Airforce Base in Utah during the war where she made ammunition. She had survived polio and was a great cook and softball player in her day.

Granny was known for her baking, especially pies and her peanut butter cookies. More than anything, she loved her family.

She was a notorious Rook player.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Shannen and Augusta Huff; husband, Clarence Fox; grandson, Edward Geren; son-in-law, Herbert Geren; and sister, Hazel Morgan.

Survivors include daughter, Patricia ”Pat” Geren of Cleveland; one sister, Evelyn Albritton of Cleveland; granddaughter, Pam (David) Ledford of Cleveland; granddaughter-in-law, Kandy Geren of Cleveland; 11 great-grandchildren: Chris, Autumn, Justin, Danielle, Patricia, Bethany, Bryan, Todd, Travis, Eric and Melody; 11 great-great-grandchildren: Laura, Somer, Lila, Riley, Hannah, Christina, Kyler, Mya, Anakin, Kayley and Jase; and nephew, Don (Charlotte) Albritton of Cleveland.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Hilcrest Memory Garden, officiated by Dr. Todd Geren and the Rev. Johnny Hood. Pallbearers will be Travis Geren, Eric Geren, Chris Tate, Chris Ledford, Casey Lattimore and Justin Ledford.

Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements and services.


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