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Ruth Jenkins, 88

Ruth H. Jenkins, age 88, of Delta, passed away in her home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in her home.

Ruth was born in Smithville, Kentucky on October 27, 1925, the daughter of George and Viola (Turpin) Grubbs. On December 23, 1944 she married Eugene Jenkins, and he preceded her in death in 2007. Ruth was a member of Haven Heights Baptist Church in Wauseon. She enjoyed camping, garage sales, flea markets and gardening.

Surviving are four children, Bill (Mary Beth) Jenkins of Milton, FL, Stella (Chuck) Black of Delta, Georgia (Al) Grime of Toledo, and Margaret (Brad) Hogrefe of Archbold; 14 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Louise (Cecil) Jenkins and Nina Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, David and Timothy, great-granddaughter, Miranda Havens, and sister, Geneva Durham.

Visitation for Ruth will be held from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January24, 2014 at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon, with the funeral service immediately following. Pastor Larry Polston will officiate the service. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to DaVita Dialysis Center in Wauseon.

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