Ruth was a member of Centertown Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Welborn Lee Ashby American Legion Post 296. She had worked in the Ohio County Circuit Court Office, Fort Hartford Stone for 20 years, and Commonwealth Community Bank for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Lee Bennett, and brother, Charles York.
Survivors include her son, Kim Bennett; daughter, Jeannie Bennett Maddox (Barney); grandchildren, Jenny Maddox Combs(Chris), Ashley Maddox Pogue (Jeremy), Paige Bennett, and Ricky Bennett; great-grandchildren, Trevor Doan, Merrick Doan, Silas Jackson, and Foster Jackson; sister, Betty York Tichenor(D.A.).
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Dr. Elbert Lee James officiating. Burial will follow in Bell Cemetery near Centertown. Friends may visit with the family from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to: bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.