Ruth M. (Luttrell) Child (1919 - 2013)

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INDEPENDENCE – Ruth M. (Hess) Child, 93, of Independence, died Wednesday afternoon, May 29, at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center-West in Independence.
Ruth was born on Dec. 22, 1919, in Knoxville, Tenn., the daughter of James Arthur and Isabel (Bushell) Luttrell. She was raised in Independence, and graduated from the Independence High School in 1937. She married Roland Hess in 1946 in Independence. Roland passed away in 1995. She later married to George Child in 2007. He died in 2012.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Husbands Roland Hess, and George Child. Three sisters: Fern Snyder, Bernice Nabholz, and Cecile Hess. Two brothers: Earl Luttrell, and Floyd Luttrell.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from May 31 to June 22, 2013