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Ruth Esther Ball, 69, went to see her Lord at 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Ruth was born April 3, 1948 in Bucaramanga, Colombia, to James and Grace (Lingenjo) Ball.
Ruth graduated with the class of 1966 from Kokomo High School and retired from Delco in 2006 after 30 years of service. She attended the Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota, and was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Kokomo. Ruth enjoyed going to the beach and swimming in the ocean. She enjoyed cooking Cuban food and loved to travel. Ruth was a stout member of the Republican Party. She loved spending time with her grandkids and her two dogs. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Tanya Langston and husband Anthony; sons, David Turner II and wife Shelley, Phillip Turner; brother, James Ball; sister, Charolette White; grandchildren, Brooklynn, Shiloh, Brock, Brogan, Andrew; and ex-husband of 30 years, David Turner.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; brother, David Ball; and son, Nathan Turner.
Funeral services for Ruth will be at noon Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Full Gospel Tabernacle, 1709 Faith Road, Kokomo, with Pastor James Ball officiating. Visiting hours will be from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the service.
If you would like to make a contribution, they may be directed to the Foreign Missions Department of Full Gospel Tabernacle.
You may read Ruth's obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guestbook, make a donation, or share a personal message to the family.
Published on September 5, 2017
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