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Obituaries: Ruth Kenney


Ruth Kenney
O'Fallon, IL, formerly of Byesville
Ruth Winifred Kenney, 88, of O' Fallon, IL, born June 5, 1924 in Byesville, Ohio, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Cedar Ridge Health Care and Rehabilitation, Lebanon, IL. Ruth retired from Central National Bank, Byesville, IL as a teller after many years of service. Her husband R. Dale Kenney died January 12, 2011 and was a purchasing agent for Fabri-Form Company in Byesville, OH, served as Mayor of Byesville, was on the Children Services Board of Guernsey County, the Rolling Hills Board of Education and was a member of the Cambridge Singers. Ruth was a member of 1st United Methodist Church of Cambridge, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband R. Dale Kenney who died January 12, 2011, parents, Charles and Cora, nee Cox, Richardson, 2 brothers, John Richardson and James Richardson, a sister Audrey Burris and son-in-law John Lupton.

Ruth is survived by 4 children; Michael (Nancy) Kenney of O'Fallon, IL, Teresa Lupton of Byesville, OH, John (Shanna) Kenney of Lynchburg, VA, Bradley Kenney of Dallas, TX, 9 grandchildren; Chris (Shelley) Aleshire, Brian Kenney, Marni Aleshire, Lauren Kenney, Liam Kenney, Kyle Kenney, Scott (Amy) Marsh, Christopher Marsh, Amy (Matt) Ori, and 11 great grandchildren; Brittany Aleshire, Brooke Aleshire, Jorden Coon, Riley Cruper, Allyson Marsh, Olivia Ori, Ansley Ori, Brynn Ori, Isabelle Marsh, Collin Marsh, and Gunnar Marsh.

Memorials, in honor of Ruth, are requested to Heartland Hospice, 333 Salen Place, Suite 165, Fairview Heights, IL 62208. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.schildknechtfh.com.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 6-7:30 pm at Schildknecht Funeral Home, O'Fallon, IL.

Visitation will also be held Friday, January 25, 2013 from 6-8 pm at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, 231 E. Main, Byesville, OH.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2011 at 10:00 am at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville, OH.

Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Byesville, Ohio.

Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville

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