Ruth K. DeVore

September 23, 1926 ‒ May 01, 2006

Marengo, Ohio

Ruth K. DeVore, age 79 of Marengo passed away at home Monday morning, May 1, 2006.

She was born on Sept. 23, 1926 in West Liberty, Kentucky to the late Math and Etta Mae Lewis. Ruth came to Ohio in 1981 from Kentucky, a homemaker and pastor’s wife, she was involved with the various church activities of her husband’s Church of God assignments.

Ruth is survived by and dearly loved her husband of 60 years: Evangelist Joseph E. DeVore, Son: Joseph D. DeVore of Winchester, KY, Grandson: Russell DeVore of New Vienna, adopted Daughters: Edie (Tim) Stambaugh of Cardington, Patty (Bud) Porter of Marengo, Brother: Millard (Helen) Lewis of West Liberty, KY, Sisters: Alice Faye Watkins, Thelma (James) McGuire, Genetta (James) Sexton, Ramona Gay (Roy Junior) Fairchild all of West Liberty, KY, Grace Yenzer of Harveysburg, OH.

Preceded in death by Sisters: Mae Mills and Goldie Claypool.

Friends may call Wednesday 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury, where services will follow Thursday 11:00 a.m., with Pastors Aaron S. Evans, Okie Evans, Jasper Marcum, Earnest Surgener, and Bishop John D. Childers officiating. Additional calling hours will be observed Friday evening 5-8 p.m. at the Potter Funeral Home in West Liberty, Kentucky. Graveside services will follow Saturday 11:00 a.m. at the Lewis and Howard Cemetery in West Liberty, Kentucky, with Pastor Gary Fields and Evangelist Eugene Haney officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of God, Bus Ministry, c/o P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, Ohio 43074

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