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Ruby Dolores Buxton

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Ruby Dolores Buxton Obituary
Buxton Ruby Dolores Buxton, age 87, of Minerva and formerly Columbus, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in the Arbors of Minerva. She was born May 15, 1930 in Columbus to Orval and Minnie (Steele) Havens. She was a housewife and was a secretary for the Lazarus Dept. Store for 10 years. She joined the Salvation Army in 1965 and was a member for 52 years having attended the Columbus Salvation Army and the Canton Salvation Army, was the secretary for the home league for 2 years and volunteered at the Minerva Salvation Army Service Unit. She is a member of the AARP and was a 1948 graduate for Liberty High School. She is preceded in death by her husband Maynard Buxton who died in 1991, daughters Sue Clark and Debra Durst, son William Durst, stepson Kevin Buxton, son-in-law Paul Carroll, two brothers Charles and Vernon Havens, two grandsons Ron Lanham and Stephen Barbour. She is survived by daughters, Sandra (Robert) Barbour of Minerva, Diane Carroll of Columbus, Linda (Roger) Stevens of NC; son, Samuel Durst Jr. of Alliance; stepdaughter, Tina Durst of Alliance; stepsons, Maynard Jr. of Columbus, Harold of Columbus, Roger of FL, Victor of Kissimmee, FL, Stephen of Newark, Frank of Sunrise, FL, Daniel of Columbus, Tim of Alliance; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the GOTSCHALL-HUTCHISON FUNERAL HOME in Minerva with Major Debra Grace officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Calling hours will be one hour prior to service on Friday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Minerva Salvation Army Service Unit. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 6, 2017
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