Ruth M. Kinney, age 89, went to be with the Lord on December 1, 2012. She was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on August 16, 1923 to Leonard V. and Grace Pettifor Gibson. She was a graduate of Spring Arbor University in Michigan and was employed by E.I. DuPont de Nemours of Wilmington, Delaware for 35 years in Chicago, Illinois as Assistant to the General Manager. On December 14, 1945 she married Glenn M. Kinney an officer in the Army Air Force, who was stationed in Italy. Ruth is survived by her husband of 67 years, Glenn; a daughter, Sheila Ruth Ranly and husband Michael of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Christopher; three great grandchildren, Audrey, Krista and Kayla; and two sisters, Grace Louise Jewell and Rachel E. Root. She was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Gibson. Ruth will always be remembered as a wonderful wife and mother and a true Christian follower of her Lord and Savior. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on May 19, 2013