Ruth Foreman

Ruth Foreman

Ruth Foreman

Ruth Collier Foreman, 89, of South Portsmouth, passed away Thursday evening, August 11, 2016, at the Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

She was born December 21, 1926, in Lewis County, the youngest of eight children born to Charles and Cinda Osborne Collier.

Ruth was a member of South Portsmouth Church of God and was retired from the Greenup County School System. Ruth was very active in the school system working with the PTA and as a room mother. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Ernest Clinton Foreman, whom she married on February 4, 1944; four brothers, Raymond Collier, Brooks Collier, Howard Collier, and Donald Collier; and three sisters, Dorothy Hinds, Hazel Burchett, and Mildred Collier.

Ruth is survived by three sons, Larry Dean and Cindy Foreman of Sevierville, Tennessee, Timothy Mark and Linda Foreman of Plainwell, Michigan, and Randall Clinton and Rosemary Foreman of Quincy; 12 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 15, 2016, at Globe Family Funeral Chapel in Garrison, with her son, Timothy Foreman officiating. Burial will follow in the Waring Cemetery in Lewis County.

Friends may visit from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2016, and until the service hour Monday at Globe Family Funeral Chapel, 103 Dudley Avenue in Garrison.

Ruth’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

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