Ruth Ann Owens
Ruth Ann Owens, 91, formerly of Kokomo, passed away Sept. 12, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at her daughter's residence. She was born Nov. 18, 1927, to the late John Richard Sampson and Martha (DeWitt) Sampson. She married Kenneth L. Owens in 1948 in Kokomo.
Ruth retired from Delco Electronics after 42 years of service. She enjoyed camping, fishing, putting puzzles together, playing cards and watching NASCAR. Her favorite game to play with friends and family was Yahtzee! Ruth was very lucky at the casinos, especially when she played the slots. She was a member at Main Street Church of Christ. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. Ruth was a good listener, always giving the best advice. Her family and friends meant the world to her. They will miss her dearly.
Surviving her are her sons, Ralph Owens (Nadine), William Owens; daughter, Patricia Parton (Joe); grandchildren, Greg Owens (Anna), Christi Tolbert (Bob), Kristen Owens, Ricky Owens, Jenna Owens, Ashley Adams (Shane), and Lindsay Parton; great-grandchildren, Austin Tolbert (Bailey), Tiffany Tolbert, Hailey Owens, CJ Owens, Owen and Anna Adams; and one niece and two nephews.
Those preceding her in death were her parents and her two sisters and four brothers.
A funeral service for Ruth will take place at Ellers Mortuary, Main Street Chapel, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held prior from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Published on September 20, 2019


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