Ruth Mae Porter

January 18, 2018
Ruth Mae Porter

Ruth Mae Porter

Ruth Mae Lewis Porter, 89, of Vanceburg, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, January 16, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Hillsboro, Ohio.

She was born October 17, 1928, in Lewis County, a daughter of the late Maurice and Mildred Kilgore Lewis.

Ruth was a member of Aills Christian Church and had worked for US Shoe Corporation for 17 years. She enjoyed going to church activities, reading, going to the Vanceburg Senior Citizens Center and family gatherings.

Ruth is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Shirley Porter of Vanceburg, and Terry and Shirl Porter of Winchester, Ohio; two daughters and sons-in-law, Audrey and Fred Rose of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Jane and James Wilson of Vanceburg; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Ruth and Carl Porter

Ruth and Carl Porter

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Carl Henry Porter; and two sisters, Edith Westfall and Flora Wells.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Dickerson Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Duff officiating. Burial will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Friends may visit from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018, and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street in Vanceburg.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Rose, Mike Setters, Justin Ingram, Wesley Pierson, Mike Wilson, Noah Wilson and Ryan Doss. Silas Setters and Jaxson Ingram will serve as honorary pallbearers.