Ruth E. McKenzie-Wolford-Gullett

October 10, 1932 ‒ July 09, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ruth E. McKenzie-Wolford-Gullett, age 87, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

She was born on October 10, 1932 in Gambier, Ohio to the late Wesley and Mildred (Gant) Harding.  Ruth was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by her daughter Diane Newton; her son Wesley McKenzie; two grandchildren; her step-sons, Michael and Gary Wolford; her brother Jack Harding; and her niece Debra (Buddy) Fickes.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her first husband Alvin McKenzie, her second husband Richard Wolford, her third husband Elmer Gullett; her son Richard McKenzie; her brothers Carroll and Eugene Harding; and her sister Joan Yoakam.

In keeping with Ruth’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  A private graveside service will be held in Ebenezer Cemetery at a later date.

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  • my heart goes out to the family Ruth was a very nice and happy lady I will miss he
    but I know that she is at peace

  • Ruth was such a pleasure to work with. She was such a beautiful and caring lady. I will miss her dearly. Praying for the family.

  • Deepest sympathies to all of Ruth’s family she was very kind to my father (Richard). I will remember the cookouts we had with the family. My uncle Walt sends his condolences also. Praying for God’s strength in the days ahead.

    In God’s Love,