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Ruth Douglas

December 5, 1927 — January 11, 2019

Ruth L. Douglas, 91, of Zanesfield, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.
A 1948 graduate of Raymond High School, Ruth was a loving homemaker and devoted farmer's wife. She enjoyed tending to her flowers, gardening and baking. Her fresh cookies were always a treat and always ready when family stopped to visit.
Born December 5, 1927 in Woodstock, she was the daughter of the late James Edward and Maggie (Monroe) Eubanks. On May 11, 1948, she married her husband of over 69 years, Melvin A. "Junior" Douglas and he preceded her in death on August 8, 2017. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Rex Douglas; grandchildren, Kelly and Greg Douglas; brothers, Howard, John and Pete Eubanks; sisters, Alice Burrus and Betty Miller and a daughter-in-law, Carol.
Surviving are her children, Gary Douglas and Vickie (Roy) Crites of Zanesfield; grandchildren, Cristina (Wayne) Thomas, Chris (Alysia) Crites, Courtney (Guy) Butts, Lynn Douglas, Kerry Douglas, Michelle Barbu and Jamie Douglas; several great grandchildren and a sister, Elizabeth Eubanks of Tampa, FL.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel where Reverend Tom Amlin will officiate funeral services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Burial will follow at East Liberty Cemetery next to her husband. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Visitation Details

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel

Service Information

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:00am, Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel

Interment Details

East Liberty Cemetery

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