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Ruth Evelyn Cox-Cowan

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Cox-Cowan Ruth Evelyn Cox-Cowan, age 86, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away peacefully at Riverside Methodist Hospital on March 26, 2017. She was born on August 3, 1930 in Stacey Fork, Kentucky to Marvin and Elizabeth Dunn. Ruth received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Miami University and was a retired teacher. She was also a member of Dublin Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Arlie Cox and Charles Cowan and daughter Jennifer Cox. Ruth is survived by sons, Barry and Doug (Pam) Cox; step-son, Mark (Jeanie) Cowan; step-daughters, Leesa (David) Kuhn and Candice (Greg) Buskirk; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Friends and family may call from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME at POWELL, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell, Ohio 43065. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor JD Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery in Galloway, Ohio.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 29, 2017
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