Memorial services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Ridge Church of Christ. Rick Knoll will officiate. Burial will follow in Hornbeak City Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Edmaiston-Mosley Fun-eral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ruth was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Lake County, daughter of the late Willie and Cordie (Woods) Cain. She married Donald David “Don” Ruth in 1945. He preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2013. Mrs. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of Oak Ridge Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Ruth of Hornbeak; two sisters, Rebecca Jane Cain and Virginia Cain, both of Caruthersville, Mo.; four grandchildren, Samuel David Ruth of Dresden, Jess Warren Ruth of Glen Burnie, Md., Kirk Childress of Houston and Sheril Lee Carey of Columbus, Ohio; two step-grandchildren, Teal Marie Ford and Stetson Levi Ford, both of Hornbeak; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Karneese Childress; her sister, Grace Cain; and four brothers, Edward Cain, Sonny Cain, Charles Cain and Willie Cain Jr.
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