Ruth Geraldine McCarty Rountree, 85, of Metter died on February 17, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. She was an L.P. N. and retired from the American Red Cross.

 She was preceded in death by her husband Julian Rountree, her parents, Silas and Fannie Dixon McCarty, daughter Johnnie Darlene Evers Cook and a son John Douglas Evers.

 She is survived by daughters, Wilma (Bob) Hutchins of Metter, Marie (Lynn) Cribbs of Collins and Jo Lloyd of VA; a brother, Vernon McCarty of TN; a sister, Gertrude McDonald of Cummins, GA; and numerous grandchildren.

 A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Wood Funeral Home.

 The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of the service. All Covid-19 requirements must be followed.

 Arrangements by Wood funeral Home of Metter.