Georgia Ruth Erwin, 87

Georgia Ruth Erwin, 87, of Pomeroy, OH, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born May 8, 1931 in St. Albans, WV, daughter of the late Emil and Lula Hensley Atkins.

Georgia had 25 years of service at TS Trim in Athens and was a member of the Chester United Methodist Church and the Chester Garden Club. Georgia loved her rescue cat, Sunshine, growing roses and taking care of her Purple Martins.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Carol Erwin; her daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Steven Figiel; grandchildren, Paul (Stephanie) Erwin, Jamie (Scott) Newell, Jonathan (Sara) Rayburn and Juli Bixler; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Mackenzie, Aubree, Aranda and Olivia and a sister, Norma Gibson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Erwin, four brothers and four sisters.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Chester Cemetery with Pastor Sheryl Goble officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville, OH. You are invited to sign the online guestbook at