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Ruth P. (Platt) MYERS

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MYERS, Ruth P. (nee: Platt) 83, of Lebanon, died Saturday April 5, 2014. Born November 16, 1930 in Galena, OH to Edward C. and Mona M. (nee: Cockrell) Platt, she was a graduate of West High School in Columbus and Ohio Wesleyan University. She spent her entire life helping and serving others. She was an activities director at Otterbein Home for 19 years, facilitating groups for bereavement, sight and hearing loss and a writers group as well as many other programs. Earlier, she served as Director of Christian Education at the Lebanon Presbyterian Church. In the 1960's, she was instrumental in founding Lebanon Playschool which became part of the Headstart Program. She volunteered for many years at the Lebanon Food Pantry. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James H. Myers, and one sister, Margaret Jones. Survivors include one son, Gregg (Christy) Myers of Lebanon, OH, two daughters, Denise (Rich) Kelly of Norwich, CT and Paige (Martin) McInerney of Yonkers, NY, and four grandchildren, Kathryn E. Myers, Emily P. Myers, James E. Myers and James A. Kelly. A memorial service was held at the Otterbein Lebanon Chapel on Wednesday April 9, 2014 at 11 AM with visitation that began at 10:30 AM. Memorial donations requested to the Lebanon Food Pantry or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Arrangements by the Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Online condolences are available at www.Hoskinsfh.com.

Published in Journal-News on Apr. 13, 2014
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