HARDINSBURG - Jolly, Ruth, 91, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. She was born in Breckinridge County, KY on October 28, 1921, the daughter of the late James Ova and Clemmie Smiley Robinson. She was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking, flower gardening, but most of all - she loved her family. She was a member of Hardinsburg Baptist Church and past worship and song leader at Friendship Baptist Church.
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Ruth was preceded in death by her husband Frank G. Jolly on February 24, 2004.
She is survived by six children, Scottie Jolly (Janet), Wanda Dowell and Janet Dowell (Ronnie) of Hardinsburg, KY, Edwina Pile (John) of Louisville, Sandy Moorman of McQuady, KY and Carolyn Parsons (Bob) of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Mona "Billie" Breland of Indianapolis, IN; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren and two due soon.
Funeral services will be held at Hardinsburg Baptist Church on Thursday at 1p.m. CST with Revs. Harry Dooley and Doug Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Kingswood Cemetery. Visitation is at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. CST and Thursday after 8:30 a.m. CST.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: Kingswood Cemetery or Gideons International.
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 30, 2013