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Ruth Anderson

August 4, 1931 — May 25, 2014

Ruth A. Taggart Anderson, 82, of Quaker City (Antrim), Ohio, formerly of Freeport, Londonderry and Scio/Cadiz areas, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the Red Carpet Health Care Center, Cambridge, where she had been for the previous four days. She was born August 4, 1931 in Harrison County, Ohio, a daughter of the late William and Harriet Edna Dunlap Taggart. Ruth was a nurses aid at the former Old Washington Nursing Home and at the Guernsey County Home. She attended the Londonderry United Methodist Church and was a volunteer for the Antrim Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James William Anderson in 1988; a son Richard "Dick" Anderson in 1973; a step daughter, Doris Lightner; seven brothers, Ralph, Charles Leroy, Sam, James, Harry, John and William Frank Taggart; two sisters, Mary Snyder and Alice Davis; and three step-grandchildren. Surviving are a son, Wayne (Patsy) Anderson of Freeport; a daughter, Harriet (Richard) Gray of Cambridge; a step-son, William (Peg) Anderson of Troy, TN; two step-daughters, Helen (James) Montgomery of Freeport and Dorothy (Glen) Meredith of Cleveland; a brother, Herbert "Joe" Taggart of Scio; two sisters, Edna Faye Shuss of Uhrichsville and Ella Maye Yoho of Canton; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren; eleven step-grandchildren; numerous step-great grandchildren and step-great great grandchildren; and a special friend of the family, Steve Piatt of Freeport. Friends may call Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Friend's Cemetery, Quaker City, Ohio. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.

Service

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
172 South Main Street Cadiz 4390, United States

Service

Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:00 AM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
172 South Main Street Cadiz 4390, United States
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