Dulcie “Ruth” Vest Farley, age 76 of Logan Ohio, formerly a long -time resident of North Lawrence, Ohio, was called to her eternal heavenly home on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
Ruth was born on January 29, 1944 in Jumping Branch, West Virginia to Joseph “Moody” Vest and Lucinda (Wills) Vest Upton. She attended Hinton High School and married Larry D. Farley on February 27, 1961.
Ruth retired from the JM Smucker Company, Orrville, OH. In her younger years, she was very active in her church, teaching both Sunday and Bible School. She loved children and the Lord; she was a long-time member of Anchor Baptist Church.
Ruth was a people person who never met a stranger. She lit up the room with her sparkling personality and wardrobe! She enjoyed baking, playing Bingo, and decorating. Ruth loved holidays, picnics, and family gatherings; any reason to gather, laugh and share a meal. She was known for her quick smile, generosity, sense of humor, and storytelling.
Ruth was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother in-law, grandmother, and friend. She took delight in caring for her family and home, where she welcomed many over the years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her!
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband along with her in-laws, Dolly Hurst Edwards, Watt Hurst, Ethiel Edwards and brother in-law Tom Williams.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Tamra (Aaron) Ansel, Tina Mann (Jenny), son, Tim Farley (Stephen), grandchildren, Phill (Kate) Joseph, Raechelle (Shane) Harber, Ashton Mann, Albrey (Rodney) Hunt, Lilly and Jackson Ansel and 7 great grandchildren, brother, Ben (Gayle) Vest, sisters, Julia (John) Allen, Martha Williams, Joyce (Denzel) Neely, Linda (John) McKee, Brother in-law, Jerry (Judy) Hurst and sister in-law, Sandra (Homer) Crews, numerous nieces and nephews and her Carlin House family, where she lived, loved and enjoyed the past 7 years.
A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Chaplain (LTC) Cody Vest officiating. Burial will follow in the Luther W. Vest Family Cemetery at Jumping Branch. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until time of services on Saturday at the funeral parlors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Luther W. Vest Family Cemetery, c/o: Ben Vest, 153 Oakwood Estates, Scott Depot, WV 25560.
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