Ruth Lee Dutton
1941 - 2021
Hempel Funeral Home - Amherst
373 Cleveland Avenue
Amherst, OH
Ruth Lee Dutton (nee: Pilkins), 80 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Cleveland Clinic following a brief illness.Ruth was born May 19, 1941, in Matewan, WV, where she was raised and lived in Virginia until coming to the Oberlin area. Amherst has been her home for the last 57 years.She was a beloved mother and housewife who loved various crafts including quilting and handwork. She enjoyed reading, collecting dolls, and flower gardening. She was a member of TOPS. Most of all she treasured spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.Survivors include her husband of sixty-four years, Henry Gene Dutton, Sr.; her children Yvonne Dodson of Amherst, Henry Gene (Donna) Dutton, Jr. and Rebecca (Karl) Unangst, all of Wellington; seven grandchildren Janelle, Micayla, Kristi, Henry III, Emily, Benjamin, Kaitlyn; nine great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; her siblings John Alicie and James Alicie of TX, Fred Alicie of Cincinnati, OH, Martha Harsar of Oberlin, and Ida Alicie of TX.Ruth was preceded in death by a great grandchild Preston Bollon in 2001; her sister Patricia Hardin; and her parents Milburn and Maude Alicie (nee: Pilkins).Public visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, July 5, from 11 am until the time of the funeral service at 1 pm, at the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Garden, Avon.Please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register,

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I'll always remember her love for her cactus plants. They were beautiful. She will be missed.
Garnette Dutton
July 5, 2021
Our deepest sympathy for the family.
Coy and Wilma Bollon
July 4, 2021
Aunt bootsy I will miss your smile , it was always a great visit to grandma´s house when we all played Tri ominos even though grandma somehow always won. Rest peacefully on the golden road.
Melinda Williams
July 3, 2021
We are sorry for loss, our condolences to you and your family.
Bill Mustee and Family
July 3, 2021
God had gained an Angel. She will be dearly missed Rest In Heaven Ruthie.
Penny Lunn
July 2, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Hempel Funeral Home
July 1, 2021
Deepest condolences to the family in the loss of a beloved wife, mother, grandma, sister, and aunt. Prayers for your healing and comfort from our Heavenly Father! She will be missed by all.
Oziel Jeffries
July 1, 2021
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