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Dillie Vesta Blythe Ruff
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1888
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1966
Russell County
Kansas, USA

Dillie Vesta Blythe, daughter of Andrew J. and Mary Jane Blythe, was born at Caines Creek, Lawrence Co, KY on December 1, 1888. She passed away at the Russell City Hospital on December 12, 1966 at the age of 78 years and 11 days.

She spent her youth in Herington, KS, coming to Russell in 1908 where she was employed by the telephone company. She was united in marriage to Jacob Ruff at Russell, KS on June 13, 1911. This marriage was blessed with one daughter, Juanita.

Mrs. Ruff had been in poor health for many years but remained active until the last few years when she was not able to take part in many activities. She did enjoy her hours of sewing and tending her flowers, espeically her many roses.

She was member of the Methodist Church and attended regularly until her health prevented her taking an active part in church.

She is survived by her husband, Jacob, of the home; her daughter, Mrs. Kelvin (Juanita) Baxter of Russell; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Services were held from the Trinity Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 14, 1966, at 2:00 P.M. Clergyman was Rev. Harold Lambert. Soloist was Melven Neil; he sang In the Garden and It is Well With My Soul. The organist was Mrs. Walter Pettijohn. Pallbearers were: Carl Kilian, Chester Dawson, Frankie New, Doran Dole, Cliff Pabitzky and Bob Barnes. Interment was in the Russell City Cemetery, Russell, KS. 
Family links: 
  Andrew James Blythe (1850 - 1901)
  Mary Jane Williams Blythe (1857 - 1939)
  Jacob G. Ruff (1890 - 1971)*
  Juanita Della Ruff Baxter (1912 - 2002)*
  Mollie Belle Blythe Whitbeck (1873 - 1943)*
  Historia/Victoria Maude Blythe Briix (1876 - 1953)*
  William Blythe (1877 - 1952)*
  Rebecca Elizabeth Blythe Kern (1880 - 1970)*
  Myrtelia Anna Blythe (1880 - 1883)*
  Pheba Jane Blythe Oleson (1884 - 1973)*
  Eliza Blythe Burton (1886 - 1918)*
  Dillie Vesta Blythe Ruff (1888 - 1966)
  Susan Margaret Blythe Butts (1890 - 1970)*
  Harold James Blythe (1892 - 1958)*
  Guy Otto Blythe (1894 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Russell City Cemetery
Russell County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
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Dillie Vesta <i>Blythe</i> Ruff
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Dillie Vesta <i>Blythe</i> Ruff
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Dillie Vesta <i>Blythe</i> Ruff
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