Ruth Nixon

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DELPHOS — Ruth W. Nixon, 91, died at 10:55 a.m. Aug. 13, 2014, at Vancrest of Delphos.

She was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Delphos to Carlos and Elpha Steman Dury, who preceded her in death. On Feb. 14, 1949, she married Charles Wilbur Nixon, who died Oct. 1, 1973.

Mrs. Nixon was a clerk at the Murphy Store in Delphos, Meyers Cleaners and Powell Variety Store. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Delphos. She was very crafty and liked to hand-paint all types of arts and crafts. She enjoyed keeping house. She loved camping and had been a Girl Scout leader for many years.

Survivors include a son, Mike Nixon, of Delphos; a daughter, Becky (Gary) Lindeman, of Delphos; and 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sue Lynn Wallace.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home. The Rev. Dan Eaton will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at

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Harter And Schier Funeral Home
209 W 3Rd St
Delphos, OH 45833
(419) 692-8055
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Published in The Lima News from Aug. 13 to Aug. 14, 2014