MOUNT VERNON — Ruth I. North, 93, passed away April 3, 2014, at her residence. She was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Murray City, Ohio, to Clarence and Eleanor (Rutherford) Kelley.
Ruth was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church. Throughout her life she was involved in various clubs and organizations in Mount Vernon. Her and her husband, Joe, were the owners and operators of North Funeral Home.
She is survived by one daughter, Melissa Jo Onweller of Delaware; two nephews and a niece.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe North in 1979; and two brothers, Richard and John Kelley.
Friends may call at the Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., on Monday, from 4-6 p.m., where funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. in Greenlawn Cemetery in Nelsonville, Ohio.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Ruth’s memory to a charity of choice.
The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements for the family of Ruth North. To share a memory or send a condolence visit the funeral home website at www.dilleylasater.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.