Ruth Moore

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Ruth Marie Fawcett Moore, 84, formerly of Wilmington, Ohio died 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at the Laurels of Blanchester. Her husband, Robert Mordeci Moore, preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1993. They were married on Oct. 21, 1945.

Mrs. Moore was born on Sept. 30, 1929 in Adams County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Marion E. Fawcett and Lavena Ivers Greene.

In addition to being a homemaker, Mrs. Moore worked as a nurse's aide at Clinton Memorial Hospital. Prior to that, she worked in the kitchen at CMH. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Mrs. Moore is survived by three sons, Frank Edward (Emma Jean) Moore, Jim (Carolyn) Moore, and Joe (Laura) Moore; five grandchildren, Benjamin Walter Moore, Rachel Lynn Moore Minniear, John Moore, Steve (Amanda) Moore, and Bretta (Mike) Hemleben; and seven great-grandchildren, Tracy Edward Moore, Bryce Jeremy Moore, Jace Jacob Minniear, Isaac Connor Minniear, Abigail Jean Minniear, Michael Hemleben and Hayley Hemleben.

In addition to her husband and parents, a grandson, Jeremy Chad Moore, is preceded in death.

The funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South St. in Wilmington, with Steve Wetterhan officiating. The burial will be in the Clinton County Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.

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Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home
327 N South St
Wilmington, OH 45177
(937) 382-2323
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Published in News Journal from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15, 2014