Ruth A. (Hazelton) Young, 93, went home to be with her loving Lord, on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at O’Bleness Hospital in Athens, Ohio after an extended illness.
She was born on September 26, 1919, in Pomeroy to the late James Albert and Minnie Mae (Schneider) Hazelton. She always lived in Meigs County. She lived in Middleport on State Route 124 for many years.
Ruth was a life-time member of the Pomeroy Church of Christ. She graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1938. Ruth married Wilbur “Wib” DeNeal Young in 1939.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Mindy Young, Middleport, OH; grandson, Greg Hibbs, Middleport, OH; granddaughter, Mary (Leonard) Myers, Coolville, OH; great-grandson, Christopher (Ashley) Myers, Long Bottom, OH; great-granddaughter, Kelsey Myers, Coolville, OH; great-great-granddaughter, Emma Myers, Long Bottom, OH; and a special “like a son and daughter-in-law,” Steve and Debbie McGuffin and her “like grandchildren” Harry and Libby; also several nieces, nephews, good friends and good neighbors.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Wilbur “Wib” DeNeal Young in 2001, a daughter, Susan Ann (Young) Cleland in 2011; sisters, Mildred Cremeans, Edythe Welch, Marie Leifheit and Thelma Gibbs; brothers, Harry Hazelton, and James Hazelton.
Ruth was a beautiful, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. We love her so much.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Burial will follow in the Beech Grove Cemetery in Pomeroy. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at the funeral home.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.