Ruth Bell Graham whose other name was Ruth McCue, was a famous american christian writer and author. She was best known as the wife of famous Evangelist Billy graham. Ruth was born on June 10, 1920 and she died on Thursday, June 14, 2007 (Age: 87 years old). Her husband, Billy Graham died on: 21 February 2018, years after Ruth passed away.
Biography And Early Life (wiki)
Ruth graham was born in Qingjiang, China to her parents, “Virginia Leftwich Bell and L. Nelson Bell”. Bell was the second born in a family of five children. Her parents were medical missionaries at a Presbyterian hospital in shanghai.
According to sources, when Ruth turned 13, she was sent to study at Pyeng Yang Foreign School in Pyongyang, Korea, where she studied for three years. After completing her high school education at Montreat NC, she proceeded to college and soon after that, she graduated from Wheaton College in WI.
Ruth bell and her husband Billy graham met while they were still in college and in August 13, 1943, they got married soon after they graduated. She gave birth to five children between 1945 to 1958 and some times she raised most her children without her husband. That was because billy was mostly out for evangelic work across the country. She gave birth to three girls and two boys and their names are; Virginia (Gigi), Anne, Ruth, Franklin, and Nelson Edman.
Ruth bell graham had an estimated net worth of $5 million before her death. While she was still alive, she was a philanthropist. Graham, in 1966 founded the Ruth and Billy Graham Children’s Health Center . It was very active and running until she passed away in 2007.
Ruth Graham’s Cause Of Death
Ruth Graham Bell Died of Pneumonia. “During the final months of Ruth’s life, she was bedridden and had suffered from pneumonia”. Around 1995, she also had other health issues. A day before the death of Ruth bell, her husband billy graham wrote a statement which reads.. “Ruth is my soul mate and best friend, and I cannot imagine living a single day without her by my side. I am more and more in love with her today than when we first met over 65 years ago as students at Wheaton College”.
Is Ruth Graham Still Alive?
No she passed away on June 14, 2007.
What’s Bell Graham’s occupation
Ruth was a poet, author and philanthropist
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Photos Of Ruth and Billy
|Ruth Bell Graham Biography|
|Date of Birth||June 10, 1920|
|Date of Death||June 14, 2007 (Age: 87 years old), Montreat, NC|
|Place of Birth||China|
|Country of Origin||American|
|Profession||Writer, Author, Poet and Philanthropist|
Net worth: $5 million