|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1924|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 2011|
RUTH ANNA ASHWORTH, 87, of Troy, OH, passed away at her residence 10:00 p.m. Sun., Dec. 18, 2011. She was born March 7, 1924 in Hamlin, WV, dau. of late Shelby Cecil and Victoria (Hinkle) Hager. Ruth was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Ruth graduated from Hamlin High School and was a 1963 graduate of Marshall University in Huntington. She retired as a public school teacher in 1975, having taught in Hamlin, School for six years and Piqua Jr. High School for six years.
Ruth was married July 21, 1946 to Edward Milton Ashworth, Sr., who preceded her in death Sun., Jan. 30, 2011.
Ruth Anna Hager Ashworth and her husband, Edward Sr., were married for 64 years. When first married, they lived in a small log cabin with no electric and no indoor plumbing. Some of their more expensive wedding gifts were a pig and a hen with newly hatched chicks.
Survivors include: two sons and daughter-in-law, Edward M. Ashworth, Jr. and Thomas Jeffery and Lilah Ashworth, all of Troy, OH; five grandchildren, Amber (Todd) McKenzie, Josh Ashworth, Scarlet Ashworth, Tesa Gessner and Levi Ashworth; five great grandchildren, Javin, Landon, Hugh, Becca, and Adrienne; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Johnny and Alice Hager of Hurricane, Calvin Cecil and Linda Hager and Ronny Allen and Wanda Hager, all of Hamlin; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Ilder and Sam Smith of Barboursville, Mary Jewel Bays of Flint, MI, and Christalee and John Persinger of Hurricane.
Viewing was held 1pm ‘til 2pm service on Wed., Dec. 28, at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy, OH, with Pastor Dale Christian officiating; interment was in Riverside Cem., Troy, OH.
Edward Milton Ashworth (1923 - 2011)
Created by: BOB SWANN
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
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