March 5, 1951 - May 18, 2019

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:30 PM Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Ruth Ann Helms, 68, of St. Paris passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Piqua Manor.
Ruth Ann was born March 5, 1951 to the late Coney and Mahala (Travis) Fraley in Louisa, Kentucky.
She loved watching Soap Operas and baseball. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Ruth Ann is survived by her husband, James Helms; daughter, Paula Birt; sons John and Harold Helms; brother, Estel C. (Laura) Fraley; grandchildren, Joey, Crystal, Brandon, Dakota, Christina, Savannah, Shaela, and Paige; and 3 great-grandchildren, Ava Hope, Phoenix, and Callie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Donald, Raymond, Herbert, Joe, Robert, and Ferris Fraley; and sisters, Edna Brown, and Mildred Thompson
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11-12:30pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Chris Livingston officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 955 N. Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078
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Jacqueline Howley - May 24, 2019
I am saddened to hear of Ruth's passing. She was the rock of her family and will be missed by many.
Barbara fraley snyder - May 24, 2019
R.i.p Aunt Ruth Ann you will be deaply be missed by all love you
Sissi Fraley Caplinger - May 21, 2019
Such a heartbreaking loss. I'm so very sorry an I will keep everyone in my prayers. I love you all and I pray for the angels to wrap their wings around each of you. My sweet aunt Ruth, I will miss you. I love you very much! Sis ♡♡♡

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