Ruth E. “Betty” Palmer
October 12, 1935 ‒ July 08, 2017
Ruth E. “Betty” Palmer, age 81, of Gambier passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at her home. She was born on October 12, 1935 in Mount Vernon to the late Francis and Hazel (Hayes) Blubaugh.
Ruth graduated from Mount Vernon High School. Later she became a Foster Parent for Knox County Schools. Ruth enjoyed hunting and fishing and would fish at Knox Lake along with Foundation Park.
She is survived by her sons, Michael McManis of Mount Vernon and Andrew McManis of Mount Vernon; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Marjorie Kleer of Howard; nieces, Kathy Kleer and Karen (Rick) Reddick; nephew, David Kleer.
Besides her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Palmer; sister, JoAnne Blubaugh and brother, Ronald Blubaugh.
A private celebration of life service will take place at a later date.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ruth E. “Betty” Palmer.