Pine Crest Funeral Home & Pine Crest Cemetery

1939 Dauphin Island Pkwy, Mobile, AL


Ruth Cecilia Petrie

October 14, 1934September 6, 2020

Ruth Cecilia Lee Petrie was born on October 14, 1934, in Mobile, Alabama. She resided in Mobile for 85 years. Ruth was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She dedicated her entire life to being a mother and a wife. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John L. Petrie; her parents, Ruth Virginia and John Lee; and brother, Robert Lee; and sisters, Sharon Lee, Betty Smith, and Myrtle “Dodie” Smith. She is survived by three daughters, Ruth (Bill) Breland of Mobile, Mary Hunter of Mobile, and Camilla (Larry) Wayne of Fairhope; four sons John (Theresa) Petrie of Nevada, Vincent (Jeanne) Petrie of Semmes, Frank Petrie of Mobile, and Danny (Sadie) Petrie of Fairhope; one sister, Mabel Griffin; one brother, Johnny Lee; 21 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and other friends and relatives. Visitation will be held will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pine Crest Funeral Home, Mobile, Alabama . Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, September 10, 2020


Ruth Cecilia Petrie

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Damia Petrie

September 9, 2020

The best Mamaw I could have ever asked for. You taught me strength, artistic joy, and blessed me with the best father I could have ever asked for. You and Papaw are dancing together again and that’s the best peace I could ask for. I love you.

Linda Holloway

September 8, 2020

You were a great woman.always good to me and my family.i feel blessed to have been in your life. I remember you telling me i could have been your 4th daughter.. loved you mama Petrie


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