Ruth Rapp Wilcox

1930 - 2021


Ruth, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Homewood, AL. She was born in Duluth, MN and was the fifth child and fourth daughter of Edwin Wallace Rapp and Lena Marie Bjornstad. Her early years were spent in Memphis, TN and her family moved to Montgomery, AL while she was in her teens. She graduated from Lanier High School in Montgomery, AL in 1948 and attended the University of Alabama where she studied classical piano. Ruth was employed with and retired from Jefferson County. She was also a part owner of S&W Minicomputers, Inc. in Hueytown. She lived most of her adult life in Homewood, AL where she raised her two children. Ruth is survived by her two daughters: Bonner Wilcox Egan (John) of Hoover, AL and Claire Russell Hurwitz of Homewood, AL. She is also survived by her two granddaughters: Caroline Egan Jackson (Josh) of Ewa Beach, HI and Shannon Brooke Egan of Charlotte, NC. A private Celebration of Life service for the family was held on Thursday, April 1st at 1:00 PM.

Plant a tree in memory of Ruth by clicking here.
To send flowers to Ruth's family, please visit our floral store.


A service summary is not available

An environmentally-friendly option

Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home

2701 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of Ruth Rapp Wilcox
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of Ruth
An environmentally-friendly option

1 tree planted in memory of Ruth


A Memorial Tree was planted for Ruth Rapp Wilcox

April 8, 2021 5:00 PM
Memorial Tree

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens
Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

Plant a tree in memory of Ruth

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
© 2021 Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy