October 11, 1924 - February 11, 2016
Ruth Elizabeth Ruthie Gaver, 91, of Mechanicsburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born on October 11, 1924 in St. Augustine, Florida. Ruth was the daughter of George and Ethel (Anderson) Burrows. She graduated from Urbana High School in 1942. Ruth married the love of her life Walter Bus Gaver Jr. on September 13, 1942. She was a devoted Christian and faithfully attended the Grace Bible Church of Springfield. Some of Ruths favorite hobbies were reading the Bible, listening to WEEC Radio and crocheting. Ruth was always happy, content and blissful. She was the sweetest and greatest Mother, Grandma, and Great-Grandma her family could ask for and will be greatly missed. She enjoyed her time spent with MAC club and community Bible study.
She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Larry) Bumgardner, Diana Pendleton and Jane (Art) Stewart, her son, Danny (Sandy) Gaver; her grandchildren, Kristy, Matt, Troy, Kim, Kathy, Wendi, Brett and Zach; 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, her husband; her brothers, George, Earl and Jack Burrows.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2016 in the funeral home with Pastor Marvin Wiseman officiating.
Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Mutual, Oh.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Bible Church, 1500 Groop Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45504 or to the DAV Champaign County #31, 220 E. Court St., Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com