Ruth A. Devitt, 87


Ruth A. Devitt, 87 of Xenia, OH, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018. Born Feb. 19, 1931, in Carroll County, she was a daughter to James and Martha (Hesston) Thompson.

Ruth is survived by her sons, Michael (Cathy) Devitt and Kevin (Kimberly) Devitt; two daughters, Marsha (Robert) Horton and Kennette (Paul) Ross; five grandchildren, Stephen, Martha, Tim (Caddy), Joseph and Rachel; three great grandchildren, Misha, Rylan and Dorian; and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 63 years, Howard D. Devitt; two brothers, Harold and Paul Thompson; and two grandsons, Isaiah Horton and Justin Bell.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Saturday, May 12, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 195 W. Third St., Xenia, OH, 45385. Memorial Services will follow the gathering at the church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tom Hite officiating.

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