Mount Vernon News
  • Ruth McKinnon

  • July 4, 2011

BELLVILLE — Ruth Caroline McKinnon, 79, of Bellville passed away July 1, 2011, in Country Meadow Care Center.

She was born Jan. 22, 1932, in Garfield Heights, the daughter of Garrett E. and Nancy (Rankin) Davis. On Dec. 15, 1951, she married Bill F. McKinnon, who died Feb. 1, 2006. Ruth worked at both Montgomery Wards and Lazarus.

Surviving are two sons, William L. “Bill” McKinnon of Bellville, Michael D. “Mike” McKinnon of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Kathryn Plummer of Mansfield, Carol Davis of Bellville; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Davis of Washington; several nieces, nephews.

In addition to her husband, Ruth was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Davis.

Friends may call Tuesday, 5-8 p.m., in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home where funeral will be Wednesday at noon. Pastor Patrick Bailey will officiate; burial to follow in Bellville Cemetery.

Complete obituary and condolences at

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