Mrs. Ella Ruth Salter, age 87, died in her home in Robertsdale Tuesday morning, April 13, 2021. She was loved by her family and many friends. Unable to get out much lately she loved visitors, especially from her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Obie Lee Salter; one son, Michael Dean Salter; and four grandchildren. She is survived by one sister, Viola Rodgers of Virginia Beach, VA; sister-in-law, Floria Ethell Goram of Stapleton, AL; four sons, Ronnie Lee Salter (Zeila), Robert Lewis Salter (Diana), James Clayton Salter (Lisa), David Wesley Salter; and three daughters, Shirley Marie Cantwell (Jack), Rita Jane Steward (Jimmy), Leah Gaynell Smithart (Aubrey); 29 grandchildren; 60 great grandchildren; and 23 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Mack Funeral Home with Rev. John Schell officiating. Burial will be in the Baldwin Memorial Cemetery, Robertsdale, AL. A visitation will take place on Monday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service.