Cindy Ruth Ames of Canton, GA. passed away March 4, 2012. Cindy was born February 4, 1955 in Flint, MI. When she was two years old her family" moved back to Jonesboro" as her family left Arkansas to live in Michigan for a while but moved back to their home state. Cindy was preceded in death by her parents Sarah (Chatman) and Henry Stevens. She is survived by her husband and soul mate Richard Ames and children Christopher Ames, Chrystalline Hobson,and Jennifer Feldstein, grandchildren, Damian Russell, Brett Russell, Savannah Sifuentes, Sarah Ames, Kryslin Funke and Cody Funke, sisters Henrietta Prescott (Ray), Debbie Carter (Mike), nephews, Jeffery Chandler and Derick Carter and niece, Holly Gordon. She graduated from Nettleton High School where she was a varsity cheerleader. Cindy attended the University of Indiana and was well known for her accounting skills. She was a member of New Victoria Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School, was an AWANA leader, and a member of the Church Stewardship Committee. "She was lovingly known as "Mrs. Cindy" by all the youth of the church, as she was the concrete that held many programs together. She lived in many states as well as England and Germany due to the assignments of the Air Force. She was a Civil Servant for over 20 years. Her current position was the Base Management Analysis. During her career she was being awarded many Superior performance awards and "Best in Command" twice. When she was the NAF Accounting Supervisor in 1988 she was awarded the Air Force "Meritorious MWR Award" for being Best in Air Force. Her Christian love, articulate persistence to obtain perfection, generosity and loyalty to friends and family and smile will be remembered and missed by all who knew her. A Celebration of Life Service will be held TODAY, March 7, 2012 at 11:00 am at New Victoria Baptist Church, Rev. Monty Guice officiating. She will lie in state 1 hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to New Victoria Baptist Church Children's Ministry 6659 Bells Ferry Rd. Woodstock, GA 30189 770-926-8448.Condolences may be offered at www.woodstockfuneralhome.com.
Woodstock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 770-926-3107