Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 13, 2012 11:33 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Ruth L. Cottrell, 97, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Emeritus at Hillenvale.

She was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Columbus, the daughter of the late Howard and Eva (Coe) Cottrell. Ruth was a member of the First Congregational Church of Christ.

She is survived by her nieces, Ann G. Beroth of Utica, Janet L. Wacker of Mount Vernon, Katherine (Ralph) Bowers of Cambridge and Elizabeth (Robert) Guisinger of Bellville; nephews, Pete (Gayle) Cottrell of Canton, Ga., William (Morgana) Cottrell of Hilliard and Robert Cottrell; along with nine great nieces and nephews; eight great-greatnieces; and nephews.

Ruth was preceded in death by her brothers, Kenneth and William Cottrell; a sister, Esther E. Wacker and a brother-in-law, Howard E. Wacker.

Family will observe private burial in Mound View Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Homes are handling the funeral arrangements for the Cottrell family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon 43050.

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