Ruth Ann Butcher
May 29, 1928 ‒ February 20, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Ruth Ann Butcher, age 91, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, went to be with her husband of 53 years and her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 20, 2020. She was born on May 29, 1928 in Amity, Ohio, the daughter of Wilbur and Mary Jane (Martz) Faulk. Ruth worked as a licensed cosmetologist her entire life and was still doing hair at the age of 81 for residents of the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
Ruth Ann was active in numerous organizations including the Brandon United Methodist Church, where she served many years as Treasurer, Miller and Morgan Grange, where she earned her 50-year member honor, the Mount Vernon Interchurch where she received her 25 year service award and the Knox County 4-H, where she was a troop leader. She also volunteered her time in support of her children’s school activities including PTA and band boosters. She was famous for her pies and made thousands of them over her life, many of which were donated to the church and the grange.
Ruth Ann is survived by her children; Geniel (Michael) Roye of Royal Oak, Michigan, Ronald (Joyce) Butcher of Newark, Sue (Rodney) Beckett of Pismo Beach, California, Roger (Tawnya) Butcher of Centerburg and Jeffrey Butcher (Steve Dailey) of Laguna Beach, California; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Neil Butcher; a granddaughter, Amber Joy Butcher and a sister Grace (McCord) Lee.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 beginning at 12 noon at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Brandon Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Ruth Ann’s name may be made to the Brandon United Methodist Church, 13492 Sycamore Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ruth Ann Butcher.