LOUGH Ruth Lough, a resident of Somerset passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012 following a long illness. She was 91. Born October 2, 1921 in Jersey, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Thurston and Helen Tharp. She graduated from Pataskala High School and attended Ohio State University. She did all the animal testing for Brucelous and Leptospirous for the Ohio Department of Agriculture for over 16 years. After moving to Kentucky, she was an assistant manager selling Avon for many years and was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Survivors include, a daughter, Linda and Odell Eastham of Somerset, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband Bud Lough, whom she married, April 17, 1943 in Granvillie, Ohio, her parents, two sisters Betty Morris and Patricia Ours and a foster son Jimmy. Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 after 6 p.m. at the Chapel of SOUTHERN OAKS FUNERAL HOME. Funeral service will be Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Southern Oaks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 7, 2012