Ruth Dudley Covert

June 27, 1932 ‒ July 26, 2007

Marengo, Ohio

Ruth Dudley Covert, age 75 of Marengo, died Thursday morning July 26, 2007 at the Morrow County Hospital Extended Care Unit in Mt. Gilead.

She was born on June 27, 1932 in Marengo to the late Homer and Edith (Smith) Dudley. Ruth was a graduate of the Marengo High School class of 1950 and was a retired teacher for the Marengo Elementary School and the Highland School District. She was a member of the Fargo Wesleyan Church, Marengo Senior Citizens and active with the Twigg of Morrow County Hospital. She enjoyed reading, cooking, canning and had assisted with the family dairy farm milking the herd of 60 Holstein cows. Ruth was also a foster mother to several children.

She is survived by her Son Chris “Brian” Covert, 4 Grandchildren, brother Dallas (Anita) Dudley of Marengo, sister Rosetta (Walter) Durst of Letart, WV, sister-in-law, Wilma Dudley of Mt. Gilead, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded by her husband of 39 years: Chris Covert on March 11, 1999 and her brother Glen Dudley.

Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 73 W. Walnut Street, Marengo. Funeral service will be held Monday 11 a.m. at the Fargo Wesleyan Church, Pastor John BRock officiating, with interment to follow in the Marengo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Morrow COunty Hospice, PO Box 86, Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338.

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