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RUTH COLE HENRY

RUTH COLE HENRY WAS BORN FEBRUARY 19, 1929 IN LAMONI,IOWA TO BLANCHE AND LLOYD COLE AND SHE PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 22, 2009 IN CARSON CITY, NV.

RUTH WAS RAISED IN THE AREA AND GRADUATED FROM BENTON HIGH SCHOOL. WIDOWED TWICE. RUTH WAS NO STRANGER TO ADVERSITY AND HEARTACHE BUT SHE ALSO KNEW LOVE AND JOY. SHE WAS KNOWN AS A STRONG MOTHER AND PROVIDER FOR HER CHILDREN.  SHE NEVER GAVE UP IN SPITE OF LIFE’S CHALLENGES AND SHE PROVIDED A STABLE AND LOVING HOME FOR HER CHILDREN.  EVERYONE WHO KNEW RUTH KNEW HER THREE CHILDREN AND LATER HER GRANDCHILDREN, THEY WERE THE CENTER OF HER WORLD.  SHE WAS A DEVOTED MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER WHO ENJOYED THE LOVE OF HER FAMILY AND SHE LIVED A FULL AND REWARDING LIFE.

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, KEN HENRY; HER PARENTS AND HER SIBLINGS, FORREST, DARRELL, BOB AND BONNIE.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER BROTHER AND SISTER-IN-LAW, KEITH AND BETTY COLE OF MOUNT AYR, IOWA; SONS ART HENRY OF SPRINGFIELD, MO; AND KEITH HENRY OF CARSON CITY, NV AND DAUGHTER MARY PADDOCK OF PEORIA, ARIZONA AS WELL AS FOUR GRANDCHILDREN AND OTHER DEAR RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

GRAVESIDE SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE ROSE HILL CEMETERY IN MOUNT AYR ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2009, WITH ANTHONY AND SANDRA CRANDELL OFFICIATING.

RUTH WAS LAID TO REST IN THE ROSE HILL CEMETERY IN MOUNT AYR, IOWA

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