Ruth Daniels Palmer

November 05, 1915 ‒ August 06, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ruth Daniels Palmer, age 89, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday August 6, 2005 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born November 5, 1915 in Mount Vernon to Arthur and Ida (Smith) Daniels and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon and Newark areas. She was a graduate of Fredericktown High School and Bliss Business College.

Ruth was employed as office manager for 15 years at the former Cochran Motor Sales in Mount Vernon and retired from Airesman Electric in Newark.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Newark and had served as past President for the Newark Credit Managers Association.

Surviving is her brother Darwin D. (Betty) Daniels of Mount Vernon, her niece Linda (Dick) McCluskey of Mount Vernon and her nephew Larry (Judie) Daniels of Westerville and great nieces and great nephews. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Donald Roby in 1952 and second husband E.E. “Tate” Palmer in 1988.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Rev. Philip McMurrin officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home two hours before the funeral. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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