Ruth A. Davis

April 30, 1934 ‒ June 30, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ruth A. Davis, age 84, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at her home.  She was born on April 23, 1934 in Monroe County, Ohio the daughter of William and Cecelia (Hunkler) Howiler.  Ruth moved to Mount Vernon in 1949 and retired in 1994 from AMG Industries after 25 years of employment.

Ruth enjoyed playing bingo and was a collector of many things.   She was a member of the Brandon Baptist Church and was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her children; JoAnna (Scott Trombley) Litt of Sunbury and Greg (Sue) Davis of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Casie Litt, Samantha (Andrew) Phillips, Treg Davis, Reanna Davis and Ashley Davis, four great grandchildren, Conner, Cole, Chloe and Zoey.  She is also survived by a brother, James (Juanita) Howiler of Florida and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John Joe Davis; a son, Jeffrey Davis; a grandson, Trever Davis; three brothers, Paul Howiler, Marvin Howiler, William Howiler; two sisters, Mary Triplett and Geraldine Carpenter.

The family will observe a private graveside service in Brandon Cemetery.  The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ruth A. Davis.

Memorial contributions in Ruth’s name may be made to the Brandon Baptist Church, 13513 Sycamore Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • To the Family of Ruth Davis…

    Our love and prayers are with you. We loved Ruth. She sat behind us in church and we always talked before services started. We called her “Grandma”. She was the sweetest, loving person and we adored her. She will truly be missed.

  • i am very sorry to hear about Ruth she was a good friend and we also worked together i will miss her my prays are with her family

  • Sorry to hear about your mom. I will always remember the fun we had coming in late and sitting up to the wee hours of the morning. In my thoughts and prayers.

  • Indeed she will be missed, her wry sense of humor, her love of family, cooking, eating and gatherings are some of my fondest memories. I still use and have passed on some of the recipes for “pot luck” crowds.
    Thank you for all that you have given dear Aunt Ruth, may you Rest In Peace.
    Sincere condolences to all who cared about and for her.