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Kathryn Ruth

July 19, 1926 — March 21, 2021

Kathryn Ruth

Mrs. Kathryn A. Ruth went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 21, 2021 in Cleveland, MS. A visitation will be held at Ray Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 1 to 2 p.m. with a graveside service immediately following at Lehrton Cemetery. Masks are required to attend Mrs. Kathryn A. Ruth Kathryn was born on July 19, 1926 in Carroll County, MS to Miller Arant and Alene Turner Arant. She married Bryce Clinton Ruth on February 14, 1948 in Greenwood, MS. She lived in Ruleville for many years, then lived in Cleveland for the last 28 years. She moved to Indywood Estates 10 years ago, then home to Terrace Rd during her illness. She worked as a secretary for Senator J.O. Eastland for over 25 years. Upon Senator Eastland's retirement, she went to work for Farmers Home Administration for where she retired. Kathryn enjoyed playing Bridge, and she played regularly. She was active in Business & Professional Women's Club. She also volunteered for the Bolivar Medical Center Auxiliary. She was an active member of her church, First United Methodist. She is preceded in passing by her loving husband, Bryce Clinton Ruth, Sr; parents, Miller and Alene Arant; and son, LTC Bryce Clinton Ruth Jr. brothers, Hugh Miller Arant sr and Andy Turner Arant She is survived by her son, Miller Ruth (Elizabeth); granddaughters, Mary Frances Ruth Carroll (Tyler) and Kathleen Bryce Ruth Powell (J.D.) Lauren Elizabeth Ruth; grandson, Bryce Clinton Ruth III (Emily); great grandchildren, Anna Kathryn Carroll, John Marshal Powell, Kathleen Nicole Powell, Elizabeth Ann (Lizzy) Orcutt, Preston Ruth, and Colin Ruth; daughter-in-law, Martha McCorkle Ruth, and sisters-in-law, Kathryn Carver Arant and Sybil kirk Arant. Pallbearers will be Bryce Clinton Ruth III, SSG Tyler Carroll, J.D. Powell, Frank Beach, John Phillip Land, and Hugh Miller Arant III. A special thanks to her caretakers who showed her tender love, and care; Deborah Pascal, Frances Howard, Willie Mar Davis, Lashelda Blair, Joann Salazar, Amy Sifunentes, Shirley Mason , Emma Howard.

Visitation



1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Graveside Service Honoring Mrs. Kathryn



2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Lehrton Cemetery Hwy 8 Ruleville, Mississippi, United States
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