Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 8, 2012 11:25 am EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Ruth Ann Butler, 64, of Fredericktown, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at MedCentral.

She was born July 23, 1948, the daughter of Samuel and Marian Gallagher Moore. She was a Lawn & Garden Associate at Walmart for the past eight years. Ruth Ann was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Bellville and North Liberty United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing in the Monday Night Couples League at Little Apple Golf Course.

She is survived by her husband, David Butler, to whom she was married June 8, 1968; three daughters, Amy Markley and special friend Joe Glass of Ashland, Mindy (John) Verginis of Massillon and Kristen Butler of Fredericktown; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Norma (Ronald) Russell of Mansfield, Martha Jeffers of Ashland and Kathy (Ray) Baldner of Ashland; three brothers, Robert Moore of Ashland, Richard Moore of Mansfield and Clayton Moore of North Ridgeville; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Gail Moore, Jack and Jane Butler of Lexington, and Tom and Judy Butler of Jeromesville; and her mother-in-law, Lucy Sours of Mansfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter; two sisters, Mary Clark and Joanne Moore; and three brothers, David, Stanley and Kenneth Moore.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville, with Pastor Randy Weaver, the Rev. Dr. Beverly Hall and the Rev. Father John Verginis officiating. Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to ACS/Making Strides Richland County or the North Liberty United Methodist Church.

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