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Ruth Reichwein, 80, passed away Jan. 14, 2018.
Ruth was born Feb. 16, 1937, in Cullman to Albert Reichwein and Elfie (Livingston) Reichwein. She graduated from Cullman High School, and then the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, with a degree in accounting. She worked for many years as a CPA and private accountant in the Birmingham area and retired as a vice president from Floors, Inc. She served on the board of directors for St. Anne's Home, and was an active Master Gardener and member of the Birmingham Fern Society and the Horticulture Study Club. She volunteered at Aldridge Botanical Gardens and Birmingham Botanical Gardens for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She is survived by many cousins, including Linda Hale of Huntsville and Nancy Reichwein and Walter Reichwein, both of Cullman.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Moss Service Funeral Home, with interment in Cullman City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Published on January 17, 2018
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