Mickey Ruth Mickey, October 9, 1930 to July 11, 2014. Born to Archie and Rose White in Cleveland, Ohio. Graduated from Ashtabula High School, St. Luke's School of Nursing in Cleveland, and The Ohio State University with BS/MS in Nursing. She served in the Navy for two years. She worked at Rainbow Babies and Children in Cleveland and Children's Hospital in Columbus. She was a School nurse in Reynoldsburg for 15 years. She was preceded in death by parents, husband Dr. Donald Mickey, DVM, brother Harold White, sister Janet White, sister and brother in law Don and Doris Whims, brother-in-law Raymond Williamson. Survived by children, Stuart (Cindy), Clark (Ruth Ann), and Cheryl Zollars; grandchildren, Allyson, Austin, Sam, Brittany, Dalton, and Charlette; sister, Shirley (Gerry) Sayles; sister-in-law, Lois Williamson; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Ruth loved her church, her family, her friends, and her Ohio State Buckeyes. Her family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 15 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at COTNER FUNERAL HOME, 7369 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, at 10 a.m., at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg. Internment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Reynoldsburg United Methodist Bob Kober Scholarship Fund, James Cancer Institute for Ocular Melanoma, or Hospice. Messages may be sent to her family by visiting www.cotnerfuneralhome.com.
Cotner Funeral Home
7369 East Main Street Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 13 to July 14, 2014